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  1. 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
  2. SITraN

    Gene therapy that could cure motor neurone disease (ALS) moves one step closer

    Researchers at the University of Sheffield have moved one step closer to a gene therapy that could silence the faulty SOD1 gene responsible for triggering a form of motor neurone disease also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

    Categorised under: Research and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    Over 50 million children infected with tuberculosis

    A new study quantifying the global TB burden among children points to a huge undiagnosed reservoir of TB.

    Categorised under: Research and Medicine, dentistry and health
  4. New cancer suite

    Helping patients beat cancer with new research and treatment suite

    Cancer patients now have more opportunities to beat the disease thanks to the opening of a brand new research and treatment suite at Weston Park Hospital.

    Categorised under: Community and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    Helping children with speech and language difficulties find their own voice

    A unique support group at the University of Sheffield is helping young children with speech, language and communication difficulties to find their voice and transform their lives.

    Categorised under: Community, Medicine, dentistry and health and Students and alumni
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    UK supermarkets minimise price rises for the cheapest alcohol when taxes are increased

    Supermarkets in the UK could be hindering efforts to reduce harmful drinking by not fully passing tax increases onto the price of the cheapest beers and spirits, according to health and business researchers.

    Categorised under: Research and Medicine, dentistry and health
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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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    Outstanding staff recognised after scooping two national awards

    Dedicated staff at the University of Sheffield are celebrating a double success after winning two accolades at the prestigious Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs) which recognise the best in administrative excellence in the sector.

    Categorised under: Awards/achievements and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    Sperm size and shape in young men affected by cannabis use

    Young men who use cannabis may be putting their fertility at risk by inadvertently affecting the size and shape of their sperm according to research published today (Thursday 5 June 2014).

    Categorised under: Research, Medicine, dentistry and health and International
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    Preventing the adverse effects of psychological therapies

    New research at the University of Sheffield aims to help healthcare professionals understand and prevent the negative effects of psychological therapies.

    Categorised under: Research and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    Female pigs can recognise the sex of sperm and influence the sex of their offspring

    Female pigs' reproductive systems recognise whether a sperm will produce a boy or a girl before it reaches and fertilises the egg, and their oviduct (fallopian tubes) change in response, according to new research from the University of Sheffield and University of Murcia.

    Categorised under: Research and Medicine, dentistry and health
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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
  13. Insigneo

    Virtual physiological human project transcends sci fi and will transform healthcare

    An Institute founded one year ago at the University of Sheffield is showcasing today (8 May 2014) the first phase of technology that will lead to the creation of a virtual human body and revolutionise global healthcare.

    Categorised under: Research, Engineering and Medicine, dentistry and health
  14. DNA

    The DNA sat nav: find your ancestor's home from 1,000 years ago

    Tracing where your DNA was formed over 1,000 years ago is now possible due to a revolutionary technique developed by a team of international scientists led by experts from the University of Sheffield.

    Categorised under: Research, Medicine, dentistry and health, International and Science
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    Dipping blood sugars cause surprisingly irregular heart rhythms in diabetics

    Dangerous overnight blood sugar levels often go undetected and cause prolonged periods of heart rhythm disturbances in older patients with Type 2 diabetes and associated heart problems, new research reveals.

    Categorised under: Research and Medicine, dentistry and health