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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 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.



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Automatic robot arm with imaging sensor in assembly line working in factoryUniversity's AMRC exports the fourth industrial revolution to Asia

A partnership between the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) and one of the most dynamic manufacturing regions in South Korea was praised by the UK government for its innovation.

Beijing skyline and High Speed TrainVice-Chancellor builds bridges between Sheffield and China

President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield Professor Sir Keith Burnett visited Beijing and Xi'an as part of the University’s efforts to cement academic and industrial collaborations in China.

China UK FlagUniversity signs agreement for academic collaboration with Dongguan University of Technology

The University of Sheffield has signed an agreement with Dongguan University of Technology, which will lay the groundwork for academic collaboration and student exchanges.

Ketih Burnett and Zhen Huang

University 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.

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.

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