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  • Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics logo

    Materials Science and Engineering become Affiliate Members of the CDP

    The Department of materials Science and Engineering has become an Affiliate Partner of the Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics - the first Partner outside the United States.

  • Holly Green receives the I O M 3 AT Green 2017 Award

    Holly Pearce wins IOM3 Student Award

    Materials Graduate, Holly Pearce, received the AT Green 2017 Award at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) Education Competitive Awards in November. The award is presented to the best graduate with excellence in ceramic materials.

  • Image showing histology of skin healed using dressing containing deoxysugars

    Breakthrough research shows sugar can be good for you

    A new technique, conceived and developed by a collaborative research group from The Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Dental School at The University of Sheffield and COMSATS University in Pakistan, promises to aid wound healing, meaning patients would need less treatment, clinicians could treat more patients, and significant savings would be realised by national healthcare systems.

  • Dr Plato Kapranos with hosts from Osaka Prefecture University

    Dr Plato Kapranos visits Japan to talk Metals Processing

    Dr Plato Kapranos recently returned from a three-week trip to Japan giving lectures and seminars to undergraduates and postgraduates, covering topics including Semi-solid Processing of Metals, Additive Manufacturing, light alloys and problem-based learning.

    Categorised under: Teaching and Staff

  • Professor Goran Ungar receives his award for his work on novel materials

    Professor Ungar receives Distinguished Award for Novel Materials and their Synthesis

    Professor Goran Ungar has been honoured with the 2017 Distinguished Award for Novel Materials and their Synthesis, presented by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

    Categorised under: Research and Staff

  • Delegates at the Iraqi Student and research Conference 2017

    First Iraqi student conference at University

    Materials Science and Engineering PhD student, Mohammed Shbeh recently organised the University's first Iraqi Student and Research Conference.

  • We have been ranked second University in the UK by The Times for delivering Materials Technology

    The Times Good University Guide 2018

    We’re immensely proud to share with you the fact that the Department of Materials Science and Engineering has been ranked second in the UK in The Times Good University Guide 2018.

    Categorised under: Undergraduate

  • Silkworm next to toothpaste tube

    Understanding silkworms could revolutionise how greener materials are manufactured

    Researchers from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Material Science and Engineering have shown that animals spin silk by pulling rather than pushing it out of their bodies. They suggest that if this process can be copied in an industrial setting, it could improve how synthetic materials are processed and offer more environmentally-friendly alternatives.

    Categorised under: Research and Industry

  • Phosphorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy reveals three distinct regions of melanoma

    Imaging microscopy for cancer detection

    Breakthrough collaborative research carried out in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Sheffield has developed a new form of imaging microscopy that can be used to detect cancer in the human body.

    Categorised under: Research, Postgraduate and Staff

  • SUMDOLS members reunite in 2017

    SUMDOLS Reunion 2017

    The Sheffield University Metallurgy Department Old Lags Society have been getting together since 2000, but their 3 day reunion from Tuesday 12 to Thursday 14 September 2017 marked the end of an era. The Old Lags have decided to call it a day.

    Categorised under: Alumni

  • Pelvic Mesh Surgery - 'good enough' is just not good enough

    As new cases come to light highlighting the traumatic complications from vaginal mesh surgery in the UK, Professor of Tissue Engineering Sheila MacNeil explains the need for better materials.

    Categorised under: Research, Comment and Industry

  • MAPP Director Professor Iain Todd takes part in one of the small group activities

    Successful Partner Workshop for MAPP

    A Partner Workshop held by MAPP (The EPSRC Future Manufacturing Hub in Manufacture using Advanced Powder Processes) has been hailed a resounding success by its industry and High Value Manufacturing Catapult partners.

    Categorised under: Industry

  • Donation from Materials Alumnus

    The University of Sheffield has been awarded a $1.5 million donation to support international research partnerships.

    Categorised under: Research and Alumni

    This article is located in a different section of the University of Sheffield website.

  • Arconic Logo

    Sheffield engineering students to benefit from £75K Arconic Foundation grant

    The University of Sheffield has received a $100,000 (>£75,000) grant from Arconic Foundation, the independent philanthropic arm of global advanced materials company Arconic Inc. as part of its Advanced Manufacturing Education Grant Program.

    Categorised under: Research and Industry

  • Funding awarded to support new PhD student in new energy storage materials

    Dr Rebecca Boston and Dr Nik Reeves-McLaren from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Professor Peter Hall from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering have been awarded £47,200 funding to support a new PhD student

    Categorised under: Research and Industry

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