University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Surgical Sciences and Anaesthesia

Research areas are: cardiovascular and microvascular dysfunction during sepsis; statins, steroids and sepsis; anaesthesia, hypertension and the microcirculation; perioperative myocardial ischaemia; manifestations of SIRS in cardiopulmonary bypass; automatic systems control engineering in biological systems; laboratory techniques to study the microcirculation: intravital microscopy, pressure and wire myography; the extra-splenic circulation and control of blood volume: role of peptides; novel nociceptin agonists/ antagonists and the microcirculation; calpains and sepsis; neural networks and fuzzy local control of mechanical ventilation: physiology and pharmacology of perioperative liver function; respiratory physiology and muscle function in intensive care.

Entry requirements

Normally, good Honours degree or postgraduate or equivalent approved qualification required; for students aiming at PhD, initial registration is usually for MPhil, with registration upgraded if satisfactory progress has been made.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

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The Medical School
Telephone number: 
0114 222 5522