Innovation and technology
Our transformative research, enterprise and state-of-the-art facilities at Sheffield are united in addressing the world’s most pressing challenges. Find out how we’re driving cutting edge technologies and solutions.
Freeing up patient information for research
How do we safely balance our need for privacy with the need to advance medical treatments? Dr Vicky Chico's research has influenced healthcare data policies and NHS guidance.
What happens when a bomb explodes?
Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are used around the world with huge consequences. What happens when a bomb explodes and how can this information save lives?
Bees are helping design the next generation of autonomous technology
Our experts have gone back to nature to find a solution to the problem of machine learning.
Supporting students, supporting industry
Initially a spin-out company from the University of Sheffield, Magnomatics provides placements to our talented engineering students.
Reconstructing a nuclear meltdown in Sheffield
With both Chernobyl and Fukushima sitting idly waiting to be deconstructed, Dr Claire Corkhill and her team are attempting to recreate Chernobyl’s meltdown in Sheffield, in a bid to safely deactivate both power plants.
Protecting social media users from harmful content
*Trigger warning: this article includes descriptions of harmful content relating to mental health issues, including but not limited to suicide, self-harm and eating disorders*
Sheffield’s spin-out to build the quantum technology of the future
The second quantum revolution is coming, but who will be the first to champion it? AegiQ is a University of Sheffield spin-out company with a new enabling technology and over two decades of quantum knowledge behind it.
The AMRC has been committed to creating centres of excellence in the advanced manufacturing sector since it was founded in 2001. It continues to grow, with recent developments in the North West, the Midlands, Wales and Korea.
Saving lives from the top of the world’s deadliest volcanoes
By adapting the same technology in your smartphone, researchers at the University of Sheffield have created a cost-saving alternative to high-tech remote sensing cameras used to predict volcanic eruptions.
The invisibles: tracking solar energy
A few years ago the UK's electricity came almost entirely from a few dozen power stations. Today, solar electricity comes from nearly a million homes, schools, hospitals, supermarkets, factories and fields. How do you track a million invisible electricity creators?