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.


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

Campus details

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

Key information

The Medical School
Telephone number: 
0114 222 5522