University of Sheffield takes central role in new digital manufacturing research centres, with the aim of boosting UK manufacturing productivity
The University of Sheffield is to play a key role in the UK’s new Manufacturing Made Smarter research centres announced today (27 July 2021).
Colour analyses prove useful in nuclear forensics
Researchers from the Nuclear Materials research group in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering have proposed that, using high resolution imaging, it should be possible to analyse the constituent parts of powdered nuclear material.
Magnetic materials attract attention for reservoir computing
The study of domain walls in ferromangnetic nanorings has demonstrated behavior which has the potential to be useful in the development of reservoir computing, a brain-inspired computing method.
Developing bio-based materials for a greener world.
Researchers at the University of Sheffield have been developing a range of bio-based materials with the potential to replace non-recyclable plastics in packaging applications and are now making progress on up-scaling production processes.