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    Making a difference to bereaved families this Christmas

    Selfless students are helping to bring a little bit of joy to youngsters in Sheffield who are dealing with the loss of a loved one this Christmas.

    Categorised under: Community and Students and alumni
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    New Engineering Building will open door to growth and investment

    The decision to approve the University of Sheffield’s planning application for an £81 million state of the art New Engineering Building on the Jessop East site will open the door to growth and investment, making a huge contribution to the Sheffield and regional economy.

    Categorised under: Engineering and Community
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    My Fair Lady exhibition illuminates celebrated musical

    My Fair Lady opens tonight at the Crucible Theatre for the Christmas period (13 December 2012 – 26 January 2013) with an accompanying exhibition of original artefacts and insight from the University of Sheffield.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Community
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    Sheffield Anthology pays tribute to steel city

    Poetry collection The Sheffield Anthology: A City Imagined was launched last night at the University of Sheffield including contributions from Jarvis Cocker, Roger McGough and Ian Mcmillan, to name a few.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Community
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    Inspiring the next generation of nurses

    Aspiring health care professionals were given a unique insight into nursing at an innovative event at the University of Sheffield.

    Categorised under: Events, Community and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    New community heritage projects announced

    Fifteen new community projects have been awarded Heritage Lottery funding with support from the University of Sheffield.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities, Community and Research
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    Dinosaurs are dynamite

    Budding palaeontologists were transported back to the Jurassic era to explore the intriguing world of dinosaurs in a once in a life-time science lesson at the University of Sheffield (28 November 2012).

    Categorised under: Science, Events and Community
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    Treegonometry: the formula for the perfect Christmas tree

    Members of the University's Maths society, called SUMS, have put an end to bare branches, by calculating the amount of baubles, tinsel and lights needed, as well as the size of the essential star on top.

    Categorised under: Science, Community, Research and Students and alumni
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    Giant storytelling Christmas calendar unveiled at University

    Seasonal artwork bringing together the worlds of folktales and Advent calendars will be unveiled tomorrow (Saturday 1 December 2012) at the University of Sheffield for the month of December, with each window representing a stage in a story derived from classic Russian folktales.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Community
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    University of the Year award is a springboard to success

    Not even the sky was a limit for the University of Sheffield in an amazing 12 months as Times Higher Education University of the Year – a period that saw staff and students reach Olympic feats.

    Categorised under: Awards/achievements, Events, Community, Research and Students and alumni
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    New community project set to explore Indian heritage of the Peak District

    The University of Sheffield is helping a ground breaking new project to explore the Indian heritage of the Peak District after a successful application for a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) All Our Stories grant.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities, International and Community
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    University joins forces with FC Barcelona and Sheffield United

    The University of Sheffield’s Department of Hispanic Studies are joining forces with FC Barcelona and Sheffield United Football Club to promote the local and international educational possibilities of sport.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities, International and Community
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    Take the stairs to help cure heart disease

    Kind-hearted fundraisers are being challenged to climb the tallest university building in the UK to raise vital funds for the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

    Categorised under: Events, Community and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    Community archaeology project goes back to the future

    An exciting new project to build an Iron Age Roundhouse has begun at charitable retreat in the Derbyshire Peak district, led by the University of Sheffield’s Department of Archaeology.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Community
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    Ingenious entrepreneurs showcase pitch perfect skills

    Budding business executives of the future put their entrepreneurial expertise and pitching skills to the test at the Student Apprentice competition (16 November 2012) hosted by the University of Sheffield.

    Categorised under: Events and Community