93% of our research is internationally excellent or world-leading.

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Our academics tackle the biggest challenges facing the modern world through a collaborative and multi-disciplinary approach.

Research into protecting rugby players

Research commissioned by rugby's governing body, World Rugby, will be conducted by engineers at the University of Sheffield to establish protective padding to keep players safe.

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Collaborative Robotics: how humans and robots can work together

How Sheffield Robotics is working together with the team at the AMRC to assist the successful integration of robotics and create valuable capabilities for businesses.

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Making a Difference

Read about our engineers who are tackling the biggest challenges facing the modern world through their research

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Discover more about our research areas in each of our seven departments and two interdisciplinary programme areas

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Research Centres and Institutes

Find out more about the research happening in our many world-class centres and institutes

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