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How to get in touch with the department.

Sir Robert Hadfield building

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Alternatively, you can contact the Department of Materials Science and Engineering via the below.

General Enquiries

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Sir Robert Hadfield Building
Mappin Street
S1 3JD

Tel: +44 114 222 5998

Admissions Enquiries


Department Enquiries

Departmental Administration Manager
Jenny Miller
Tel: +44 114 222 6003

Departmental Technical Manager
Andrew Crawford
Tel: +44 114 222 5500

How to Find Us

Find the Department of Materials, Science and Engineering building on the map

The department is based in the Sir Robert Hadfield Building off Mappin Street and on Portobello Street at the east end of campus. Mappin Street runs between West Street and Broad Lane.

The building is number 172, grid reference H3 on the campus map.

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Local Transport

The Department is a short 20 minute walk from Sheffield Train Station with buses to the University running frequently. From the railway station you can take the numbers 6, 95, 120 and 181 directly to the end of West Street.

Route Operator Location
6 TM Travel Sheffield Interchange Stand A1
95 First Sheffield Interchange Stand D6
120 First/
Flat Street Stand FS1
181 First Paternoster Row

Alternatively the Middlewood and Malin Bridge trams (available from above the train station) stop nearby on West Street.

Top in the Russell Group

We are the top-ranked Russell Group university for Graduate Prospects in Materials Science and Engineering. (The Times Good University Guide 2020)

A global reputation

Sheffield is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. We're a member of the Russell Group: one of the 24 leading UK universities for research and teaching.