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#164 Overall Influence

University of Sheffield

University in Sheffield, United Kingdom

From Wikipedia

The University of Sheffield is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. Its history traces back to the foundation of Sheffield Medical School in 1828, Firth College in 1879 and Sheffield Technical School in 1884. University College of Sheffield was subsequently formed by the amalgamation of the three institutions in 1897 and was granted a royal charter as University of Sheffield in 1905 by King Edward VII.

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What is University of Sheffield known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#109 World Rank
Biology
#131 World Rank
Literature
#122 World Rank
Engineering
#106 World Rank
Chemistry
#162 World Rank
Business
#188 World Rank
Philosophy
#207 World Rank
Medical
#133 World Rank
History
#192 World Rank
Education
#192 World Rank
Computer Science
#271 World Rank
Mathematics
#213 World Rank
Physics
#162 World Rank
Psychology
#227 World Rank
Political Science
#174 World Rank
Economics
#181 World Rank
Religious Studies
#231 World Rank
Communications
#378 World Rank
Law
#151 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#215 World Rank
Sociology
#186 World Rank
Anthropology
#87 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#165 World Rank
Nursing
#242 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are University of Sheffield's Most influential alumni?

University of Sheffield 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Chemistry, and Biology

Sarah Tarlow

British archaeologist

Barry Maitland

Australian writer

Chris Walley

Welsh geologist

Norman Fenton

Norman Fenton

British mathematician

David Brown

English musicologist, born 1929

Maggie Atkinson

Maggie Atkinson

Children's Commissioner

Anne Rafferty

British judge

Gregory Evans

British dramatist

Michael Wilde

British businessman

Steve Field

English sculptor

Wesley Carr

British priest

Simon Tavaré

British cancer researcher