Ref 2014 case studies
Examples of our world-leading research
Research Excellence Framework
Sheffield has a global reputation for pioneering research that makes a difference around the world. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework puts us in the top 10 per cent of UK universities.
The music album, reinvented
We worked with international pop icon Björk to help create Biophilia, the first interactive music album for mobile devices.Reinventing the album>
Mission to measure the world's forests
Our BIOMASS project with the European Space Agency will revolutionise our understanding of the role of forests and carbon in the climate system.BIOMASS mission>
Pioneering heart study
Our groundbreaking study shows that treating heart attack patients with the drug ticagrelor could halve the risks of stents blocking with blood clots.Medicine, Dentistry and Health Research>
Olympic field of dreams
Professor Nigel Dunnett and Professor James Hitchmough, the leading exponents of perennial meadows in the UK, created the UK's largest ever man-made wildflower meadows.Social Sciences Research>
Advanced Manufacturing Research
We're helping Rolls-Royce transform the production of components in some of the world's most advanced passenger jets.Advanced Manufacturing Research>
Discovering solutions together
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