Medieval priest discovered in elaborate grave 700 years after his death

17 April 2017: The remains of a medieval priest who died 700 years ago have been uncovered in an elaborate grave in Lincolnshire.

Rare find at Thornton Abbey>

‘Lost’ musical by Lerner & Loewe to have its first complete performance since 1953

25 April 2017: A long-lost musical by the composer and lyricist of My Fair Lady has been fully reconstructed and receives its first complete performance since 1953 at the University of Sheffield in May.

The Day Before Spring>
The Day Before Spring
Ice sheets in Antarctica

Scientists discover networks of lakes and streams on Antarctica’s ice sheets

20 April 2017: Vast lakes and streams are widespread on the surface of Antarctica’s ice sheets according to new research published in Nature by an international team of scientists.

Antarctica's ice sheets>

Comment: What makes a great Sheffielder?

Our President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Keith Burnett, discusses the profound impact the Chinese community has had on the city of Sheffield and the importance of being open to the world.

Sheffield's Chinese community>
Professor Sir Keith Burnett, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield