Technicians versus Covid-19

When most of the University went into lockdown on March the 23rd, workers in our Department instead shifted their focus to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. As the name suggests, the Department of Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease houses a number of clinical academics who are on the front line of the disease response in Sheffield….

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50 years of excellence in cancer care and research

Fifty years ago HRH Princess Anne officially opened Weston Park Hospital as it was then known. It marked a milestone in the development of specialist cancer services for our region and indeed nationally. The occasion was accompanied by much fanfare and broadcast to staff inside the hospital on closed circuit TVs. Twenty-five years later, in…

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Keeping the postgraduate research student community together

During this time when access to campus has been restricted, the Faculty’s PGR Society has been working hard to keep our PhD student community together. The Society usually runs several face-to-face events throughout the year, giving students the opportunity to network across departments and learn valuable skills such as communicating research, presentation skills, time management…

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Lynne Baxter receives nomination for the Times Higher Education Outstanding Technician of 2020 award

The University of Sheffield has nominated Lynne Baxter, a senior core facility technician in the Department of Neurosciences, for the Times Higher Education Outstanding Technician of 2020 award. She has received this nomination in recognition of her work on the MSc in Translational Neuropathology; her work on the Sheffield Brain Tissue Bank, culminating in a…

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A word from our Interim FVP – June 2020

Dear Colleagues,  I hope you are all well. This edition of The Pulse shows that, despite the current challenges, there is a huge volume of work taking place right across the Faculty. I’d like to thank you again for the continued efforts you are making across all aspects of faculty activity, and the innovative approaches…

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