Geotechnical Engineering Group

Department of Civil & Structural Engineering


Photo of new (VJTech Tri-Scan 50) triaxial apparatus
Friday, October 9, 2015
The Geotechnical Research Group would like to thank the kind generosity of the Alumni Fund 2015 which has funded the purchase of two new triaxial loading frames for the SILTS (Soil Interactions Learning & Teaching Suite). The new triaxial frames (an example is pictured right) have brought new state-of-the-art equipment... Read more
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Monday, August 3, 2015
The Department of Civil and Structural Engineering has recently announced 2 PhD Studentships for UK home applicants only. These must start by the end of September 2015. Applications close on 2 September 2015. To apply, you are encouraged to find a project/supervisor combination. This can be achieved by approaching a... Read more
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Congratulations to James Littlewood on winning the Sheffield Undergraduate Research Experience ( SURE ) prize for best poster dissemination 2015. He competed with around 70 other submissions from across the University of Sheffield from a range of disciplines to take the honours last night. The prize also gave James the... Read more
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Dr Paul Shepley was awarded a grant of just over £2,000 from the Researcher Mobility Programme of the Worldwide University Network. The grant will allow Paul to travel to Perth, Australia to work with Dr Conleth O' Loughlin at the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems. During the time there, research... Read more
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Thursday, December 11, 2014
Sam Clarke and Andrew Barr have presented at the 2nd UK Defence Seminar on the High Strain Rate Properties of Soils and Granular Media. The two-day seminar aimed at pulling together researchers focussing on the soils in the Defence environment, to collaborate on future research projects. The seminar was organised... Read more