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Faculty of Science Fee Scholarships

We are currently offering a number of scholarships to support excellent home, EU or overseas students wishing to study for a PhD in life sciences, chemistry, physics, mathematics or psychology.

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Revolutionary high-speed camera captures movies of space on world's largest telescope

A new camera which can take more than 1,000 images per second has gone live on the world’s largest optical telescope.

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Sheffield scientist appears in David Attenborough’s new BBC documentary

A zoology professor and inspirational teacher from the University of Sheffield will appeared in a new nature documentary with Sir David Attenborough.

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Our departments are amongst the best in the UK, conducting world-leading research. We attract an annual research income exceeding £27m.

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