UK and Europe join forces for construction of largest ever European Solar Telescope
Construction of the largest ever solar telescope built in Europe, designed to provide unparalleled insight into the phenomena of space weather, will be supported by the University of Sheffield, it has been announced today (25 July 2023).
More than a right or wrong answer: how mathematical modelling aids our understanding of biological problems
Undergraduate maths student Lydia Wren teamed up with mathematical biologist Dr Alex Best on an undergraduate research placement. Together, they ran simulations to apply novel parameters to a classic model of infectious disease.
University of Sheffield celebrates its impactful research
We are proud that 96 per cent of Mathematics and Statistics research is rated in the highest two categories in the REF 2021, meaning it is classed as world-leading or internationally excellent. Our impact submission is rated sixth nationally.