Research centres and facilities

Our world-leading research centres and facilities make an incredible impact.
By harnessing our wealth of interdisciplinary expertise, and together with partners across the world, they are constantly furthering academic knowledge and addressing the wide range of global challenges facing society.

Research at Sheffield

Research culture

Excellent research requires an excellent research environment. We're working hard to develop our research culture and foster a community of inclusion, support and collaboration.

Progress in research culture


Technical talent and expertise are critical to research. From managing research facilities to developing industry partnerships, our highly skilled technicians make vital contributions to our University.

Championing our technicians


We're curious about the world and know our vital role in creating positive change within it. Our ideas and expertise make a tangible difference to communities, policy, our partners and wider society.

Making our mark on the world


Whether you are a multinational blue chip, a forward-thinking SME, a charity or an NGO, working with the University of Sheffield can have a significant impact on your organisation.

Forging powerful partnerships

Staff and PGRs

From finding and submitting funding applications to project management, finance and ethics, researchers can find a range of resources and support on the Staff Hub.

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