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.

Course modules

Assessment methods


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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The Medical School
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0114 222 5522