Student recruitment focus

Student recruitment focus

At the start of the summer, the Faculty Communications and Marketing Team quadrupled its student recruitment marketing support, by moving from having one part-time member of staff to two full-time members of staff focussed on student recruitment. We now have some great plans in the pipeline to build on our work to date and take a new, strategic focus. As a snapshot, in the 2016/17 […]

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Introducing the Faculty of Science Seminar Series

Introducing the Faculty of Science Seminar Series

The greatest opportunities often arise from surprising sources! At the beginning of 2018 the Faculty of Science will be launching its new cross-Faculty seminar series. This seminar series will host scientific stars from across the Faculty’s disciplines with a view to engaging and fostering relationships with leading international researchers by providing a showcase for scientific or stakeholder speakers who are high-flyers in their field. We […]

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Building the Sheffield Graduate

The First Science Teaching Network event is to be held on Wednesday 8th November 2017 from 1130 until 1330 As part of programme level approach work, departments are being asked to consider how effectively the Sheffield Graduate Attributes are incorporated into their programmes. This workshop, facilitated by Juliet Storey (LeTS) provides an opportunity to consider and share approaches to teaching and assessing graduate attributes ways […]

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HOLD THE DATE: Science Graduate School Showcase

HOLD THE DATE: Science Graduate School Showcase

The Faculty of Science Graduate School Showcase is back and it’s time to drop it into your diaries so you don’t miss out. Tuesday 17th April 2018, 9:00 am -12:00 pm The Octagon, Sheffield The 2017 event (the poster day) was hailed as a huge success so we are keen to make sure all students and staff in the Faculty of Science, indeed across the University […]

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Simon Foster begins role as Faculty Director of Research and Innovation

The Faculty of Science is delighted to announce that Professor Simon Foster is the new Faculty Director for Research and Innovation (FDRI). Simon is Professor of Molecular Microbiology and he is based in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. His research focusses on the molecular physiology of Staphylococcus aureus, strains of which are well known for causing hospital infections such as MRSA. He started […]

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Congratulations to our new Higher Education Academy Fellows

The Faculty of Science is pleased to be able to congratulate its new Higher Education Academy Fellows, who have achieved their fellowships through the Learning and Teaching Professional Recognition Scheme. New Associate Fellows (AFHEA): Kate Adkins – Psychology Emiliano Cancellieri – Physics & Astronomy Nicola Galley – Molecular Biology & Biotechnology If you too are interested in becoming recognised for your teaching and/or support of […]

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New spin-out launched from Department of Chemistry

Enabling pharmaceutical industries to develop life-saving medicines and securing the future of UK chemistry research are the two main focuses of a new spin-out company launched today by the University of Sheffield and the University of Leeds. Formed with input from industry leaders, the spin-out, Redbrick Molecular Ltd, will partner closely with universities to identify commercially valuable chemistry before licensing and manufacturing compounds for use […]

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New Higher Education Academy Fellows announced

The Faculty of Science is pleased to be able to congratulate its new Higher Education Academy Fellows, listed below, who have achieved their fellowships through the Learning and Teaching Professional Recognition Scheme. New Associate Fellows (AFHEA): Mohamed Elghazaly – Biomedical Science Helen Hicks – Animal & Plant Sciences Anna Leyland – Psychology Sophie Turnbull – Psychology New Fellows (FHEA): Alice Baillie – Animal & Plant […]

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Congratulations to our recent grant winners

Every quarter we would like to take a moment to congratulate and celebrate the recent grant successes across the Faculty of Science. We know how much work goes into preparing a successful (and many unsuccessful) grant applications, so we are delighted to announce the following grant wins in the Faculty of Science: STRUTT DI DAVID IAN (DAVID), BMS, WELLCOME TRUST (THE), The molecular mechanisms underlying […]

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