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    New dawn in disease research and treatment with launch of in silico medicine in Sheffield

    High performance computer power is being harnessed to revolutionise treatments for a wide range of diseases through ground-breaking virtual models in a joint project by the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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    Mission to measure world’s forest will launch in 2019

    An earth observation mission to measure the world’s forests from space which was the brain child of a University of Sheffield professor will be launched in 2019.

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    Sheffield overtakes Cambridge for engineering research income

    The University of Sheffield has overtaken the University of Cambridge for engineering research income, confirming the institution as a world-leader in the field.

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    World-class Motor Neurone Disease researcher awarded senior investigator award

    A world-class neurologist from the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) leading the fight against Motor Neurone Disease (MND) has been awarded senior investigator status from the National Institute for Health Research for outstanding work in her field.

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    Older bladder cancer patients less likely to get curative treatment

    Bladder cancer patients over the age of 60 are less likely to receive treatments intended to cure their disease than younger patients according to University of Sheffield scientists.

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    Ground breaking research into debilitating degenerative disease given generous boost

    Pioneering Parkinson's disease research at the world-leading Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) has been given a major boost thanks to a generous donation.

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    Sheffield Centre for Early Modern Studies launches

    The Sheffield Centre for Early Modern Studies (SCEMS) launches this week (15 April 2013) with a series of public lectures and master classes.

    Categorised under: Arts and humanities and Research
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    International stem cell conference unites leading UK and Indian scientists

    International stem cell conference unites leading UK and Indian scientists in efforts to transform regenerative medicine

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    Old Bailey Proceedings Online celebrates tenth anniversary with audience of millions

    The Old Bailey Online celebrates its tenth birthday this month (15 April 2013) after attracting over 34 million page views since it went live in 2003.

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    Diabetes: double trouble – its effects on heart and brain

    Scientists at the University of Sheffield are launching a pioneering investigation to discover how diabetes affects heart and brain function in order to help the soaring number of people living with the disease.

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    Sensory helmet could mean firefighters are not left in the dark

    A specially-adapted ‘tactile helmet’, developed by researchers at the University of Sheffield, could provide fire-fighters operating in challenging conditions with vital clues about their surroundings.

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    Swarming robots could be the servants of the future

    Swarms of robots acting together to carry out jobs could provide new opportunities for humans to harness the power of machines.

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    Pioneering zebrafish research breakthrough in the development of new treatments for epilepsy

    The prospect of developing new treatments for epilepsy sufferers has been given a boost by a pioneering discovery at a leading international centre of research into human disease in the University of Sheffield.

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    Research leads towards new standard tests for tennis courts

    Tennis players can adapt their movement/playing style in response to subtle differences in court constructions, according to new research by engineers at the University of Sheffield.

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    University of Sheffield joins The Conversation

    The University of Sheffield is one of thirteen pioneering UK universities that have joined forces to found ‘The Conversation UK’ – a new approach to research in the media.

    Categorised under: International and Research