Research links



Our research partnerships with China mean we are able to share our expertise to find solutions to some of the world’s biggest problems.

Our links with institutions such as the Nanjing University of Technology (NJTech) and Tongji University see us work together on issues that are vital to both countries such as sustainable energy, climate change, how to develop our cities and care for the elderly as populations shift.



Featured articles

Ketih Burnett and Zhen HuangUniversity signs agreement for student exchanges with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

The University of Sheffield has signed an agreement with Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China which will pave the way for student exchanges between the two institutions.

Dr Dagmar DivjakBreaking the language barrier – cognitive linguistics in China

Dr Dagmar Divjak, an academic from the University of Sheffield and one of the new generation of cognitive linguists, visits China to share knowledge and expertise with Chinese colleagues.

students in the labForging global links in the laboratory

Dr Julie Hyde reflects on an exciting chemistry competition in Nanjing this summer where three of her undergraduates put their practical chemistry skills to the test.

ThumbVice-Chancellor highlights how science and technology can drive innovation during China visit

Our Vice-Chancellor is highlighting opportunities for the UK and China to boost innovation and economic growth as he visits China this week.

partner-awards160.jpgAward for the University of Sheffield at the 10th Anniversary of the Sino-British College

The University of Sheffield has been honoured for its contributions towards the Sino-British College (SBC) at an event in China celebrating the college’s ten-year anniversary.

julieThe Chemistry of great collaboration

Dr Julie Hyde shared the story of creating and teaching a brand new course for our joint Chemistry BSc with NJ Tech University.

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