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  1. Professor Keith Ridgway

    Royal Aeronautical Society honours founder of world-leading AMRC

    University of Sheffield Professor Keith Ridgway has this week been made an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, the world’s most prestigious and long standing aerospace award honouring achievement, innovation and excellence.

    Categorised under: Awards/achievements and Engineering
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    Piecing together the history of Sheffield medics in the Great War

    A retired doctor is appealing for people across Yorkshire and Derbyshire to share family stories, archives, real life accounts or pictures of their ancestors who were part of the Sheffield medical effort in the First World War.

    Categorised under: Events and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    Going higher to pioneer global sensibility and champion diversity

    The University of Sheffield has been recognised for leading the way on supporting international students and championing diversity within higher education after being shortlisted for four prestigious Guardian University Awards 2014.

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    Funding initiative set to remove barriers to postgraduate study

    Students, in particular those from disadvantaged backgrounds, looking to study at one of six universities are set to be supported in their postgraduate studies thanks to a Sheffield led grant award of nearly £3 million from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).

    Categorised under: Awards/achievements and Students and alumni
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    Titanium Powder used to 3D print automotive parts

    To date, the 3D printing revolution has focused on the use of plastics – cheap printers' feedstock and high throughput. Until now 3D printing with metal has been prohibitively expensive because of the cost of titanium powders which currently sell for $200-$400 per kilogram.

    Categorised under: Engineering and Research
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    University pioneers innovative links between British companies and Chinese-speaking graduates

    The UK government has announced it has chosen the University of Sheffield to lead a pilot project to connect British companies with more than 70,000 Chinese speaking graduates from UK Universities through Great Ambassador internships.

    Categorised under: International and Students and alumni
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    Sunshine ignites school pupils' passion for science

    More than a thousand school children from across South Yorkshire delved into the wacky and wonderful world of science during a unique lecture at the University of Sheffield this week (3 December 2013).

    Categorised under: Science and Community
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    Joint statement from the University of Sheffield and its Students’ Union on the Immigration Bill

    Openness to talented young people from around the world is at the heart of the UK’s world-leading universities. It is a powerful source of international collaboration and understanding as generations of leaders in every sphere of life have been given the opportunity to learn from and alongside the most able people from every continent.

    Categorised under: International and Students and alumni
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    New research will allow more reliable dating of major past events

    Academics have developed a new method which will allow key past events to be dated more accurately.

    Categorised under: Science and Research
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    New protein could hold the key to stopping Parkinson's

    Tigar, a newly discovered protein in the world of Parkinson's, could be the key to stopping the degenerative disease according to research from the University of Sheffield.

    Categorised under: Research and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    From molars to canines: Discover dentistry with revolutionary digital course

    The University of Sheffield is today (Monday 3 December 2013) continuing to remove the barriers to higher education for people across the world with a new and exciting online dentistry course which is free and accessible to all.

    Categorised under: Medicine, dentistry and health and Teaching
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    Failure to discuss prognosis is detrimental for patients nearing the end of their life

    A failure to discuss prognosis with patients nearing the end of their life is having a detrimental effect on their appropriate care according to experts from the University of Sheffield's School of Nursing & Midwifery.

    Categorised under: Research and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    University receives funding boost to train tomorrow’s engineers and scientists

    The University of Sheffield is to receive a share of £350m to train postgraduate students in engineering and physical sciences to help boost the UK’s economic growth.

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    Yorkshire technology bestows the power of speech

    Patients with severe speech impairment could soon have a voice, thanks to a new technology developed at the University of Sheffield.

    Categorised under: Engineering and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    Rising sports stars honoured by BBC presenter

    Rising sports stars of the future shone brightly at a special awards ceremony at the University of Sheffield last week (14 November 2013).

    Categorised under: Awards/achievements, Events and Students and alumni