This week we started our first exam period of the year, and the University takes on a very distinctive feel. Many places around the Department are much quieter than usual, like the lecture theatres (apart from the odd revision class), but if you look in the libraries or the Diamond you’ll find they are hotbeds…

Joining the Department; Undergraduate Admissions

Hello, I’m Russell Goodall, one of the Department’s academics. My research is focussed on new alloys and their properties, especially metal foams and sponges, and silver and precious metal alloys. I’ve been in Sheffield for almost 8 years now, but I can still remember when I first arrived, and how quickly I felt at home….