Source: Research Excellence Framework 2014
Our mission is to empower people, organisations and society to use information to shape and influence an increasingly dynamic and complex world.
We're hosting the annual iConference in Sheffield, in collaboration with Northumbria University, in March 2018. Find out about the exciting things we have planned for this prestigious, international event!Find out more>
An extraordinary student experience
We're the number one university in the Russell Group for student experience in 2017. Our Students' Union came top for the ninth year running.No.1 in the Russell Group>
Unleash the Power
We are proud to be a part of the international iSchools network. This video won the iSchools Video Contest 2016!iSchools Website>
We're the UK's leading centre for library and information management research. We explore the role that information plays in society and the tools that are needed to support information systems within organisations.Our research areas> Our research projects> Case study: approaches to big data>
Our collaborative partnership with Wuhan University’s School of Information Management means that we benefit from the expertise of one of China’s top information management schools.Wuhan University partnership>
We’ve invested a six-figure sum to create top-class learning and teaching facilities.