Brilliant women doing state-of-the-art research

 May 21, 2015

 The University of Sheffield has state-of-the-art facilities and world-class researchers who collaborate with partners in industry to apply their agricultural expertise to solving real-world problems.

Impressive women in academia such as Professor Julie Gray, Heather Walker and Dr Lisa Smith are working in the University's world-leading facilities as world class scientists. Their research supports the University's collaborative translational plant science research with a multimillion pound portfolio of research projects.

The University collaborates with major industrial stakeholders to apply agricultural technologies generated in Sheffield to real-world problems as well as with end users to understand how research can best be used in the field. Their work capitalises on the University's unparalleled ability to work across biological scales, from genome to the global atmosphere.

Learn more about the work of these talented women here.

Research the wide range of exciting career opportunities available with this TOP 100 World University that is strongly committed to equality and diversity.

Or learn more about how the University is recognised by Athena SWAN for their support for both females and males working in Science, Engineering and Medicine, Dentistry & Health (SETM). The University holds a University wide-award, and 7 departments have achieved either Bronze or Silver.

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