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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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    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
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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
  4. Professor Noel Sharkey from the University of Sheffield

    Robotics expert helps global leaders decide ‘killer robots’ policies

    One of the world’s leading robotics experts is heading to the United Nations this week to help global leaders understand the pros and cons of lethal autonomous weapons systems.

    Categorised under: Research, Engineering and International
  5. We are international

    Students’ Union and University honoured with two awards for supporting international students

    The University of Sheffield and its Students’ Union have been recognised for their work highlighting the vital importance of international students to the UK with two national awards.

    Categorised under: Awards/achievements, International and Students and alumni
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    University experts help create first mobile-connected smart city ranking

    A global initiative to encourage the world’s leading cities to become ‘smart’ has received a significant boost from information specialists at the University of Sheffield, who have helped develop the first global smart city ranking.

    Categorised under: Research, International and Social science
  7. 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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    University shortlisted for trio of awards recognising support for international students

    A pioneering campaign led by the University of Sheffield to highlight the crucial value of international students to the UK has been shortlisted for a national award.

    Categorised under: Awards/achievements, International and Students and alumni
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    World-leading scientists develop new approach to bird conservation

    A new approach to species conservation which could change how we protect the world’s most endangered birds has been developed by a team of the world’s leading scientists, including the University of Sheffield.

    Categorised under: Research, International and Science
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    Ground breaking #weareinternational campaign attracts 100th supporter

    A ground breaking campaign led by the University of Sheffield to highlight the crucial value of international students to the UK has now been backed by 100 universities, education institutions and international organisations.

    Categorised under: Community, International and Students and alumni
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    3D printing trials of unmanned aircraft broaden the possibilities for this emergent technology

    Engineers at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) at the University of Sheffield have successfully printed a 1.5m-wide prototype unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for a research project looking at 3D printing of complex designs.

    Categorised under: International, Engineering and Research
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    Groundbreaking film gives unprecedented insight into student visa applications

    Today (19 March 2014) a ground breaking film will be unveiled at the House of Commons which helps the most talented students from across the globe better understand how to apply to study at the UK’s leading universities.

    Categorised under: International, Community and Students and alumni
  13. The Universe

    Gravitational waves discovery heralds a new frontier in astrophysics and cosmology, scientists say

    The discovery of evidence of primordial gravitational waves will help us unlock the secrets to how the Universe was born, astrophysicists at the University of Sheffield say.

    Categorised under: Science and International
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    University unveils ambitious international projects to tackle world’s biggest biomedical problems

    The University of Sheffield has today (Thursday 6 March 2014) unveiled two ambitious, signature research projects, which will address some of the world’s biggest biomedical problems.

    Categorised under: Research, Medicine, dentistry and health, International and Science
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    Stand by me: Students launch international selfie campaign

    Students and staff at the University of Sheffield and its Students' Union are showing friendship has no barriers in a unique international selfie campaign.

    Categorised under: International, Community and Students and alumni