The key issues facing humanity are embedded within complex systems, which cross the boundaries of academic disciplines. Our four flagship institutes bring together our key strengths to tackle these problems, turning interdisciplinary and translational research into real-world solutions.
Energy Institute at the University of Sheffield
Bringing together pioneering researchers who are passionate about changing the world through innovative, interdisciplinary research exploring low-carbon solutions to the world's biggest energy challenges.
Neuroscience Institute at the University of Sheffield
Our world-leading experts in medicine, science and engineering have a vision to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's, motor neurone disease, Parkinson's, stroke, impaired hearing and vision, and chronic pain.
Healthy Lifespan Institute at the University of Sheffield
Uniting world-class medical and social expertise to tackle the rapidly increasing global epidemic of multimorbidity – the presence of two or more chronic conditions – in a bid to improve the population's number of disability-free years.
Healthy Lifespan Institute
Institute for Sustainable Food at the University of Sheffield
University experts are finding dynamic solutions to the global challenges of food security and sustainability. Our innovative research draws on the fields of science, engineering, social sciences, and arts and humanities.
Institute for Sustainable Food