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.

Giant UK battery launched to tackle challenges in energy storage

Giant UK battery launched to tackle challenges in energy storage

One of the UK's largest battery-based energy storage facilities has been connected to the grid as part of new research led by the University of Sheffield on the growing area of energy storage

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Undergraduate Open Days

Our next undergraduate Open Day takes place on the 16th July.

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1st and 3rd place at the NXP Cup

Two teams of Electronic and Electrical Engineering final year students have taken 1st and 3rd place at an autonomous car racing event hosted by the Imperial College, London.

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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.

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We cover areas from electronics for hybrid vehicles and actuators for aerospace, to surveillance electronics and stealthy materials.

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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.

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