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  • University explores the fascinating world of Freemasonry

    The UK's first dedicated Centre for Research into Freemasonry and Fraternalism, based at the University of Sheffield, will be hosting a series of public lectures to present new perspectives on the fraternal organisation.

    Categorised under: Teaching, Events and Community

  • Students to benefit from new Japan Centre

    Students at the University of Sheffield are being given the opportunity to deepen their understanding of Japanese language and culture through a new partnership between the University and Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan.

    Categorised under: Social science, Teaching and International

  • Sheffield scientists help shape South African curriculum

    Scientists at the University of Sheffield have been actively involved in developing environmental education in South Africa as part of a unique outreach project.

    Categorised under: Research, Science, Teaching and International

  • Sheffield's Vice-Chancellor joins PM for Gulf visit

    The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, Professor Keith Burnett, flew out with the Prime Minister this week for his visit to Saudi Arabia. Professor Burnett accompanied Mr Brown for the first part of his tour of the Gulf, which included a visit to King Saud University.

    Categorised under: Teaching, Events and International

  • Young people create robots and solar cars on campus

    Schoolchildren from Sheffield will be building solar powered cars and robots at the University of Sheffield this week, as part of a Science and Technology Challenge day. The activity day, which is being run by MCS Projects Ltd, in partnership with the University, will take place on Wednesday 9 July 2008.

    Categorised under: Teaching, Engineering and Events

  • Management School furthering careers of local professionals

    The University of Sheffield's Management School is helping local managers improve their range of professional skills with an exciting executive programme. The new Executive MBA (EMBA) will be showcased at the first of a series of open evenings at the University from 6.30 to 8.00pm on Wednesday 9 April 2008.

    Categorised under: Teaching and Community

  • Sheffield academics go mobile for Science Week

    Scientists and engineers from the University of Sheffield are going mobile this month to help children, young people and members of the public learn about the fascinating world in which we live in. Academics from the University will be out and about visiting schools and museums as part of the annual National Science and Engineering Week (7-16 March 2008) and will talk about everything from reproduction and evolution, to fizzy pop and candy floss.

    Categorised under: Science, Teaching, Engineering and Events

  • British Library chief executive gives University lecture

    The relationship between public investment in the UK cultural sector and the country's growing and vibrant creative industries will be discussed in a prestigious lecture by the British Library's first female chief executive. Dame Lynne Brindley will give the lecture at the University of Sheffield on Wednesday 6 February 2008.

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  • New scheme to bridge gap between school and university

    The University of Sheffield is to benefit from the expertise of a local school teacher in a new scheme which is hoped will bridge the gap between school and university teaching.

    Categorised under: Students and alumni, Teaching and Community

  • New Dean for top dental school

    The University of Sheffield's School of Clinical Dentistry, one of the top dental schools in the country, is under different leadership with a new Dean taking up the reins. Professor Paul Speight began his post as Dean this month, succeeding Professor Trevor Walsh.

    Categorised under: Teaching and Medicine, dentistry and health

  • Indian student's dream becomes a reality

    Caezaan Keshvani, 17, from Mumbai, India, has secured a place to study Biomedical Science at the University of Sheffield, after winning a reality TV show in his home country. Caezaan beat off fierce competition in the Airtel Scholar Hunt: Destination UK to be offered the three-year undergraduate place at the University, a prize worth more than £55,000 in total.

    Categorised under: Science, Students and alumni, Teaching, International and Awards and achievements

  • Sheffield graduate develops innovative handcycle

    A University of Sheffield graduate is changing the way that people with disabilities experience sports and recreation, by developing a series of products to make activities like cycling and skiing accessible to all.

    Categorised under: Students and alumni, Teaching and Engineering

  • Engineering lecturer rewarded for teaching excellence

    A lecturer in the University of Sheffield's Department of Mechanical Engineering has scooped a prestigious teaching prize from The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE). Elena Rodriguez-Falcon, Enterprise Manager in the Department, has been awarded the £10,000 "Engineering Teaching Prize" for her commitment to teaching and course development.

    Categorised under: Awards and achievements, Teaching and Engineering

  • Families invited to play with DNA

    Scientists at the University of Sheffield are giving local people the chance to extract their own DNA and take part in a cross-generational discussion about the science and ethics behind genetic testing.

    Categorised under: Science, Teaching and Engineering

  • University offers advice to aspiring teachers

    Would-be teachers will get useful help and advice next week, at the Routes into Teaching Fair on Thursday 8 March 2007. The fair, which is jointly hosted by the University of Sheffield's Career Service and Sheffield Hallam University, is an opportunity for people to find out more about life as a teacher and how to kick-start a career in this increasingly popular field.

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