Category: News

RAPRA Limited and the University of Sheffield join forces in polymer research

Sheffield’s Polymer Centre and the Rubber and Plastics Research Association (RAPRA) have announced a partnership agreement that is set to significantly boost industrial collaboration in polymer research. The new partnership will serve the needs of companies in polymer manufacturing, processing and end-use by connecting them with the UK’s largest single-institution network of academic polymer experts, […]

Posted on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 in News.

Scientists at Sheffield map out Britain’s sun spots

The Sheffield Solar Farm has been analysing Met Office data in conjunction with solar panel efficiency data donated from real PV installations around the UK. Solar PV technology is likely to become more important in the future, and may make a significant contribution to the UK’s energy economy. To make best use of it, it […]

Posted on Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 in News.

Materials in Dentistry – Free Seminar

The Materials KTN and The University of Sheffield are organising this free one day seminar, held on 6 March 2012 at the University of Sheffield, UK, to highlight some of the current advances in the science, technology, engineering and design of advanced materials used in dental applications. The event will include presentations from academic researchers, […]

Posted on Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 in Event, News, Polymer seminars.

New research finds carbon can be used to reduce emissions and waste

Researchers from the University of Sheffield have led a new report that provides the first comprehensive technical and economic assessment of carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) as a viable but poorly understood option for reducing carbon emissions. The Centre for Low Carbon Futures released the research, which has found that rather than treating CO2 as […]

Posted on Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 in News, Publications.

Clothing to purify air

A unique collaboration between the worlds of fashion and science, led by the University of Sheffield and London College of Fashion, has seen pioneers explore how clothing and textiles can purify the air we breathe. The venture, entitled Catalytic Clothing, is asking the public to join the campaign for clean air; giving them the opportunity, […]

Posted on Friday, June 17th, 2011 in News.