Top 5 in the UK for research impact and excellence

Research Excellence Framework 2014

We turn brilliant ideas into advanced technology, developing solutions to contemporary problems.

The Power of Forecasting: A Collaboration with National Grid

The Power of Forecasting: A Collaboration with National Grid

Our staff and students are working with National Grid on a Wind Profile Prediction project.


Supporting your future

The University of Sheffield is pleased to offer 100 scholarships worth £10,000 each for students starting a taught postgraduate course in 2016.

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Our Rolls-Royce Centre

Our Rolls-Royce Centre

Our Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre supports the research and development portfolio of Rolls-Royce in the areas of Control and Monitoring Systems Engineering and Advanced Electrical Machines and Drives.

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Study with us

Our students learn from experts and experience world-class facilities. Find out how our hands-on courses get you ready for the professional world.

Undergraduate study > Postgraduate taught> Career opportunities>


We cover areas from electronics for hybrid vehicles and actuators for aerospace, to surveillance electronics and stealthy materials. Our electron microscope could create the highest resolution images ever seen.

Research groups> Postgraduate research> Ultimate Microscopy project>

Industrial collaboration

We work with businesses locally and globally to keep our teaching and research relevant and innovative. Many of our collaborators provide internships or placements for our students.

Working with industry> Sheffield Industrial Project Scheme> Work with us> Our Industrial Liaison Committee>