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PhD opportunities in science at Sheffield

The Science Graduate School is your route to a PhD in science from the University of Sheffield. We'll help you find the postgraduate research project that's right for you.

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Sheffield delegation return from climate change conference in Marrakech

Science researchers and students were part of the University of Sheffield's delegation to the UN Conference on Climate Change.

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University of Sheffield to be UK partner in Joint Institute in China

The Ministry of Education in China has given approval for the University of Sheffield and Nanjing Tech University in China to teach science through a new Joint Institute.

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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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