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  1. Payroll Union

    Sheffield Americana band team up with historian

    Sheffield Americana band The Payroll Union has teamed up with the University of Sheffield’s Department of History to explore the city of Philadelphia during the mid-nineteenth century through music, film and art.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Research
  2. Obsidian

    Ancient Syrians favoured buying local to outsourcing production

    An archaeologist at the University of Sheffield has found evidence that, contrary to a widely held theory, ancient Syrians made their stone tools locally instead of importing finished tools from Turkey.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Research
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    Lung infections offer clue to unlocking the mystery of life-saving heart drug

    Scientists from the University of Sheffield have discovered ground breaking clues as to how the pioneering heart drug ticagrelor might reduce the risk of dying following a heart attack, in comparison to previous standard treatments.

    Categorised under: Research and Medicine, dentistry and health
  4. Firth Court

    White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities to nurture next generation of skilled researchers

    A successful collaboration between the Universities of Sheffield, York and Leeds has received a £19m award from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to create the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Research
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    Critical gaps in breast cancer research are identified

    Scientists from the University of Sheffield have helped a leading charity to identify critical gaps in breast cancer research which need to be urgently addressed to prevent the loss of around 185,000 lives by 2030.

    Categorised under: Research and Medicine, dentistry and health
  6. Motor neurones and neighbourhood cells

    New research helps fight against motor neurone disease

    New research from the University of Sheffield could offer solutions into slowing down the progression of motor neurone disease (MND).

    Categorised under: Science, Research and Medicine, dentistry and health
  7. University of Sheffield architecture students

    University of Sheffield architecture students help in development of ancient Tai Chi birth town

    Architecture students from the University of Sheffield have been invited to China to help in the development one of the country’s most historic towns.

    Categorised under: International, Research and Social science
  8. Convict record

    £1.7M award to trace the lives of British and Australian convicts

     A £1.7million award from the AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) is set to enable people to trace the records of Londoners sentenced to either imprisonment or transportation from 1787 up to the 1920s, when the last convict died.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Research
  9. Vitro fertilisation

    Controversial 'three-parent baby' technology could pose health risks to males

    Newly proposed controversial IVF treatment, which avoids the risk of passing on inherited defects, could have health dangers, especially for males, according to a team of scientists led by the University of Sheffield.

    Categorised under: Science, Research and Medicine, dentistry and health
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    Scientists find life coming to Earth from space

    Scientists from the University of Sheffield believe they have found life arriving to Earth from space after sending a balloon to the stratosphere.

    Categorised under: Science and Research
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    Rested elephants make more babies

    Baby elephants have a greater chance of survival if they are born at certain times of the year, according to experts from the University of Sheffield.

    Categorised under: Science, International and Research
  12. Obsidian

    New 10 second sourcing technology set to transform archaeology

    Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed a method of sourcing obsidian artefacts that takes only 10 seconds – dozens of times faster than the current methods – with a handheld instrument that can be used at archaeological excavations. 

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Research
  13. Human stem cell-derived otic neurons repopulating the cochlea of deaf gerbils.

    New hub forms part of 'industrial revolution' in regenerative medicine

    Scientists at the Universities of Sheffield, Loughborough and Cambridge are set to lead a new £4.5m hub aimed at translating lab discoveries into regenerative treatment to help sufferers of Parkinson’s disease and deafness.

    Categorised under: Science and Research
  14. Train station

    Public views sought on railway station security

    A European research project involving the University of Sheffield is giving public transport users the chance to inform new guidelines to help make our stations more secure. The SecureStation project is looking at how to reduce the risks of general crime, fire, and the extreme of a terrorist attack, and is asking the public’s views on different security measures.

    Categorised under: Engineering and Research
  15. The Mobile University

    Double decker takes university on tour

     Following the massive success of last year's Festival of the Mind (set to return in September 2014) the University of Sheffield is once again bringing research to the public with ‘The Mobile University'.

    Categorised under: Community and Research