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EU funded network can "change face of paper packaging"

Issued:20/01/12

Sheffield Hallam University has secured more than €3m from the European Union to launch NEWGENPAK, a new group which brings together experts in...



Former maths tsar honoured by university

Issued:24/11/11

A leading mathematics educator and former Government adviser has been honoured by Sheffield Hallam University for her role as a champion of maths education...



Students hope racing car has formula for success

Issued:11/07/11

A group of Sheffield students, who have designed and built a working racing car from scratch, are gearing up to put their prototype through its paces...



Research into ceramic armour receives £25k prize

Issued:15/06/11

New light-weight, low-cost, environmentally friendly ceramic body armour has the potential to be used on the frontline by British troops or police,...



Bespoke bike design geared for success

Issued:17/05/11

An industrial designer from Sheffield has scooped a prestigious international award for his unique sustainable folding bicycle design.The Ultimate...



Engineering project could lead to robotic 'guide dogs'

Issued:13/04/11

A new project which brings humans and robots together could help firefighters tackle low visibility and, eventually, provide a robotic alternative...



New technology in the pipeline to make big savings

Issued:10/02/11

Researchers are applying laser-driven technology to off-shore oil pipelines in a green project that has the potential to save thousands of pounds.A...



HIPIMS honour for young scientist

Issued:21/12/10

A young scientist who has used cutting-edge plasma technology to boost jet engine performance has scooped a top international award hailing him as...



Dissolvable gown is fit for unlikely marriage

Issued:07/05/10

There are often tears at weddings but you'd need to be careful if you wore one of these creations as they dissolve when they come into contact...



Machine on the pulse of world-leading research

Issued:01/04/10

A £1m machine that pumps out power pulses with the same intensity as a lightning strike is developing technology for the aerospace and micro-electronics...