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  • An artist's impression of the new Translational Energy Research Centre

    Funding for a new £21 million Translational Energy Research Centre at the University of Sheffield will support the UK’s transition to a low-carbon economy, delivering the cleaner growth at the heart of government’s industrial strategy, and will involve researchers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

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

  • Charlie dressed as a flip flop holding his world record certificate at the London Marathon 2019

    Mechanical Engineering at the London Marathon! LVV’s Charlie Field breaks world record

    A massive congratulations to Charlie Field, Business Development Manager at the Laboratory for Verification and Validation (LVV) at the University of Sheffield, who recently broke the world record for quickest marathon dressed as a shoe!

  • Image of the Soapbox Racer

    A group of research students from the Faculty of Engineering and the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre have designed and crafted a soapbox racer to compete in the Scarcliffe Soapbox Derby and raise money for charity.

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

  • The University of Sheffield IMechE Design Challenge Team 2019 with David Polson and Prof Neil Sims

    Guest Blog: Taking on the design challenge

    Back in May, a team from the University of Sheffield took part the Institution for Mechanical Engineers’ (IMechE) Design Challenge and won the regional heat.

    The group of first year mechanical engineering students were tasked with building an electric vehicle that could climb a copper pipe, and all for under £25.

    Elliot Morley, one of the team of five that took part from Sheffield, shares more about the experience of competition and how the group is looking forward to the finals in London later this year.

  • A smartphone

    The UK’s acoustics industry contributes £4.6 billion to the economy and could help solve the grand challenges set out by the government’s industrial strategy, according to academics including Professor Kirill Horoshenkov from the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

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

  • Pint of Science

    That’s a wrap! Mechanical Engineering at Pint of Science 2019

    A number of colleagues from the Department of Mechanical Engineering got involved in this year's Pint of Science festival in Sheffield, giving talks in pubs across the city and sharing more about their research in a range of mechanical engineering fields.

  • Undergraduate of the Year Finalist and mechanical engineering student Mate

    Mechanical Engineering Student Máté Lukacs Named Finalist at the National Undergraduate of the Year Awards

    Final year mechanical engineering student Máté Lukacs was recently shortlisted for the ‘Future Business Leader of the Year Award’ category at this year’s National Undergraduate of the Year Awards.

  • Dr Bob Turner at Pint of Science 2019

    Guest Blog: Pint of Science, with an engineering chaser, and a bag of dry roasted health technology

    Dr Robert Turner is a post-doctoral research associate in Dr Candice Majewski’s lab within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sheffield.

    In his guest blog he tells us more about his recent involvement in Pint of Science 2019, a festival bringing science and engineering to the public in the pub!

  • The Diamond building at the University of Sheffield

    The University of Sheffield has overtaken Imperial College London to be the top university in the UK for income and investment in engineering research, according to new data published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

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

  • An image of a researcher and subject, monitoring walking gait

    Researchers at the University of Sheffield, including the Insigneo Institute for in silico medicine - have been awarded 2.1 million euros in funding to help develop technology to monitor how well people walk – a vital sign of health and wellbeing.

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

  • Pint of Science

    Researchers from across the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sheffield are taking their research out of the labs and into the pub, as they get ready to share more about their work at the Pint of Science festival in May. 

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

  • Tribology students walk in memory of Marcello

    Tribology students walk in memory of Marcello

    A group of tribology students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering and iT-CDT recently took part in a 35km walk in memory of their fellow student, Marcello Cadeddu.

  • Professor Roger Lewis

    The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced a new Research Chair to be led by University of Sheffield mechanical engineer Professor Roger Lewis.

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

  • Our International Engineering Ambassadors

    The International Engineering Experience

    In this guest article, Natalka Shackley from the Faculty of Engineering tells us more about our International Engineering Ambassadors and how they’re helping to share their experiences of engineering in Sheffield, worldwide. 

  • Students at the University of Sheffield

    A new parliamentary inquiry into how funding policies affect equality and diversity in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM), is set to be launched, thanks in part to researchers at the University of Sheffield including Dr Candice Majewski at the Department of Mechanical Engineering. 

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