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Discovering solutions together

We're collaborating with partners in the private, public and third sectors to find real world solutions to real world problems.

Discover magazine opens the door to this hidden world of innovation and invention. We want to inspire future collaborations and celebrate our existing external partnerships.

Read highlights of Discover issue five below to find out how we're solving real world problems. You can also view the magazine online or request a copy.

Ending Chronic PainPfizer

One of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies has joined forces with clinicians and neuroscientists at the University of Sheffield to explore the role a little-known protein could play in the transmission – and ultimately the relief – of chronic pain.

Ending Chronic Pain

Feeding 12 billion by 2100P3

Building on almost a decade of groundbreaking research into the genetic make-up of cereals and how microbes in the soil are the key to sustainable growth, researchers are close to solving one of the world’s most intractable problems – how to feed a global population that is heading towards 12 billion by the year 2100, while at the same time being environmentally friendly and sustainable.

Feeding 12 Billion by 2100

Emergency Food ProvisionFood banks

Welfare and benefit changes over the last decade have helped trigger an alarming increase in the number of people seeking emergency food aid in Britain. Collaborative work with Britain’s foremost charitable network of food banks, the Trussell Trust, is changing the nature of the national debate about the causes of food hunger and poverty in the UK.

Emergency Food Banks

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