Sheffield's Department of Physics and Astronomy explores the laws of the universe, from subatomic particles to stars and galaxies. We're a leading centre for research at the heart of groundbreaking developments. Our discoveries make a big impact on the way we interpret the world and live our lives.
We are a creative and friendly community of students and researchers and our internationally significant research puts us in the UK's top 10 physics and astronomy departments.
Flying robots that can show true autonomy and even a bit of politeness in working together and venturing into hostile environments are being developed by engineers at the University of Sheffield.