University of Sheffield


Acronym: USFD

Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom

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University of Sheffield (USFD) is a world top-100 university renowned for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of its research-led learning and teaching. The University is one of the 24 universities that make up the Russell Group. Members of this group are committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework, 99 per cent of USFD research was assessed as world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised. The University is top 10 in the Russell Group for research outputs.

The University has been awarded five Queen's Anniversary Prizes, an award that recognises quality and innovation in research, and achievements that have made an outstanding contribution to the nation's intellectual, economic, cultural and social life. The Queen's Prize is the most distinguished award that can be made to a UK institution for higher or further education. The awards are designed to recognise the outstanding contribution that universities and colleges in the United Kingdom make to the intellectual, economic, cultural and social life of the nation.

USFD researchers are making life-changing discoveries and solving problems that have a global impact. By working collaboratively with partners locally and globally, we can influence policy makers, translate research into practice, discover novel methodologies, applications and solutions, and ensure we meet the needs of individuals and society. USFD research has a positive impact on people's lives worldwide: on our health and wellbeing, our climate and economy, on fairness in society and our understanding of the world.



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