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  1. Munyaradzi Chawawa's Google Glass graduation video

    Graduating student becomes first in UK to capture the moment using Google Glass

    The emotional journey of graduation day has been captured by a student from the University of Sheffield, using revolutionary Google Glass technology.

    Categorised under: Awards/achievements, Events and Students and alumni
  2. Dr Jim O'Neill

    World-renowned economist among University's honorary degree recipients

    One of the world’s most respected and influential economists, Dr Jim O'Neill, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Sheffield next week (Monday 21 July 2014 to Friday 25 July 2014).

    Categorised under: Awards/achievements, Arts and humanities, Events, Engineering, Medicine, dentistry and health, Students and alumni, Science and Social science
  3. The Krebs Cycle

    University celebrates Tour de France and Nobel Prize winning scientist with giant hillside artwork

    A field in Sheffield on the route of this year’s British leg of the Tour de France has been marked with a giant image of a cycle to celebrate the work of a Nobel Prize winning academic from the University of Sheffield.

    Categorised under: Events, Community and Students and alumni
  4. Map of UK cities

    City Growth Commission launches new report in Sheffield urging for greater independence for cities

    The RSA City Growth Commission will today (3 July 2014) launch its latest report at the University of Sheffield, urging for greater independence for cities in a bid to rebalance the UK economy.

    Categorised under: Events and Community
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    Global academics meet to agree 100 priority international development goals for the 21st century

    The University of Sheffield will lead representatives from across the world in a workshop aimed at establishing priorities for policy and research in international development on July 1-2, 2014.

    Categorised under: Events, International and Social science
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    National Summit on Apprentices considers new role for the future of advanced technical education

    The Secretary of State for Business Vince Cable MP will today (24 June 2014) tell a National Summit on Apprentices at the University of Sheffield that the UK needs a new model of high level, high status technical education which combines academic and applied knowledge.

    Categorised under: Events and Engineering
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    Sheffield cares for the wounded: a story of dedication and bravery

    The heroic care of dedicated and brave men and women wounded in World War One will be brought to life at a special exhibition hosted by the University of Sheffield Medical School later this month.

    Categorised under: Events, Community and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    The Château de Versainville recovers important tapestry with the help of the University of Sheffield

    A historic tapestry, which has been held at the University of Sheffield for over 50 years, is set to be donated to its original owners at the Château de Versainville, after the University helped track its origins.

    Categorised under: Events and International
  9. An illustration of cosmic rays arriving to Earth

    Muon detector could help UK reduce carbon emissions

    A specialist detector which is set to play a fundamental part in helping the UK reduce its carbon emissions is being developed as part of a collaborative project involving physicists at the University of Sheffield.

    Categorised under: Research, Events and Science
  10. Ballot box

    University hosts Parliamentary committee discussing voter engagement

    The University of Sheffield will this week host a Parliamentary Select Committee where leading academics and students will discuss concerns about low voter turnout and how to encourage people to engage with politics ahead of next year’s General Election.

    Categorised under: Events, Community and Social science
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    University’s academics deconstruct the Tour de France

    The world's biggest annual sporting event is being put under the microscope by leading academics at the University of Sheffield on a new website deconstructing the Tour de France.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities, Events and Community
  12. In Praise of Air

    Writing is on the wall for air pollution thanks to air-cleansing poem

    The writing is on the wall for smog as the University of Sheffield unveils the world’s first air-cleansing poem, a new work by award-winning writer Simon Armitage.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities, Events and Science
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    A festival of health from head to toe

    World-class medics and scientists from the University of Sheffield are opening their laboratory doors to give members of the public the unique opportunity to witness ground-breaking research which is making a difference to people across the world.

    Categorised under: Events, Community and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    University of Sheffield architects provide solution to the housing crisis

    Architects from the University of Sheffield will put forward their solution to the current housing crisis at a cross-parliamentary event later this month (13 May 2014).

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Events
  15. Benjamin Zephaniah

    Stellar line up at festival celebrating the written and spoken word

    World-leading writers and word artists will perform at the University of Sheffield at this year’s Lyric festival.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Events