Molecular biology graduate to share the secrets and science of brewing beer

A science graduate is coming back to campus to teach ale drinkers all about the science of beer and modern brewing processes. Claire Monk, who studied Molecular Biology in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, is taking part in ‘The Science Of Beer’, which takes place at the University Arms on Wednesday 19 November, 7pm. Guests will be able to find out about eighteenth century ‘beer-doctors’ from Dr James […]

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Former PhD student returns to share secrets of truffles

An expert in mycology who got his PhD from the University of Sheffield is returning to campus for a unique culinary event. Dr Paul Thomas, a former postgraduate student in Animal and Plant Sciences, is hosting A Celebration Of Truffles at Inox Dine, above the Students’ Union. Since graduating, Dr Thomas has appeared on BBC business show Dragon’s Den and founded Mycorrhizal Systems Ltd, a company that develops […]

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£2.6 million gift to create a new centre leading the University’s contribution to the global challenge of creating a more sustainable world

The University of Sheffield has been awarded a £2.6 million philanthropic donation – the largest individual gift received from an alumnus in the last decade – to further enhance its pioneering research into harnessing the power of the sun to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges. The University, in partnership with the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment, is establishing the Grantham […]

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