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Materials science helps shape the world around us. It's vital to aerospace, energy, construction, healthcare – even information technology. It has the power to improve lives and protect the environment.

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Image: students with microscopeOur courses help you develop as a scientist and engineer. You'll learn about the science of materials, and how to develop new materials and technologies for industry and manufacturing.

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Our research has a strong history of excellence. Learn more about the many major breakthroughs that have been made in Sheffield Materials Research Centres.

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Image: students in labOur current students and graduates share their views on life in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

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Technical Support Services

Tech SupportThe Technical Support Services team (TSS) provides a wide variety of support for the Department including IT, engineering design and installation, equipment maintenance and project management.

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