Professor Sir Keith Burnett leads University strategic projects in six key areas.
He regularly engages with UK leaders and influential policy makers at the highest level.
Driving innovation and growth
The AMRC is a partnership between industry and academia, which has become a model for research centres worldwide.
The Nuclear AMRC works with companies to improve manufacturing capabilities and performance for civil nuclear and other innovative energy sectors.
Energy2050 is one of the UK's largest energy research centres, looking at different ways to make and use energy.
Sheffield's development as the UK’s first Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District, and the role of the University of Sheffield in driving productivity improvements and innovation, is recognised in the publication of three independent reports.
Currently in development, Care 2050 aims to provide a world-leading collaborative innovation environment in which to identify, develop, test, champion and implement the technologies and systems that will deliver game-changing, affordable and sustainable future healthcare.
Vocational education and apprenticeships
Read the national report into the future of advanced vocational education in the UK, co-authored by Sir Keith Burnett.
The University of Sheffield is leading a scheme to tackle the black hole in universities' technical expertise.
The University's pioneering degree-level apprenticeships will boost UK productivity by filling vital skills gaps to meet the needs of economy and industry.
Postgraduate education and VC's Fellows
The University of Sheffield is leading a pioneering project to attract under-represented groups into postgraduate taught study.
Through his Vice-Chancellor's Fellowship scheme Professor Sir Keith Burnett recruits the academic leaders of the future.
Development and alumni relations
There are around 3,500 Sheffield alumni living in the United States. University of Sheffield in America helps former students in the USA to stay connected.
SITraN is a world-leading centre for research into Motor Neurone Disease, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease.
The University's sustainability research creates knowledge and connects research to policy debates on how to build a fairer world and save natural resources for future generations.
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