Our impact

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Transforming healthcare

Our community of genomic researchers, cutting edge data analysts and healthcare professionals are working together to improve healthcare and save lives.

Biomedical life sciences spotlight
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Humanities Research Institute Digital

Unlocking linguistic DNA

A collaborative venture between digital humanities experts and linguists is developing sophisticated algorithms to discover previously invisible patterns and relationships between concepts and ideas in more than 37 million pages of printed material.

Humanities Research Institute Digital collaboration
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Industrial partnership

Innovation in the water industry

We’re working with industry partners to investigate how Britain’s ageing water infrastructure can deliver sustainable supplies.

Water research

Transforming re-offender rehabilitation

Delivering sustainable energy for the future

Improving the lives of Burmese working elephants

Research opportunities

Join our Doctoral Academy and do a PhD at Sheffield.

Nobel Prize-winning researchers

We have a history of remarkable people leading research at Sheffield, including six Nobel Prize winners.