Bacterial plasmids readily pick up new genes and spread them to new species

7 August 2017: New research has found that bacterial plasmids readily pick up new genes and spread them to new species – an increasing concern for transfer of antibiotic resistance between bacterial species.

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Times Higher Education: The steel city forging a university-industry-community alloy

10 August 2017: The University of Sheffield’s world-leading Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) features prominently in a special report in Times Higher Education on Sheffield’s past and future as a manufacturing powerhouse.

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University of Sheffield builds bridges with China

4 August 2017: President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield Professor Sir Keith Burnett has made a three-day visit to the Chinese capital Beijing to build on partnership opportunities between the UK and China.

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Comment: Climate change science is under attack, but Trump will not silence young researchers

Our President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Keith Burnett, discusses the reaction of scholars and students in America as the US president pulls out of the Paris Agreement.

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Professor Sir Keith Burnett, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield