UK number one for medical research and top five for biological research

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Our acclaimed research deepens understanding of medical conditions and improves treatments. Our excellent teaching and sense of community mean our students love their time with us.

Open day

Take the first step towards your degree

See what it's like to study Biomedical Science at one of our summer open days. Find out about our undergraduate courses, and meet our staff and students.

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Early Career Senate Award for Lauren

Congratulations to the department's Dr Lauren Buck, who has been awarded the Early Career Senate Award.

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Gold for BMS Green Impact Team

Congratulations to the BMS Green Impact team for scooping Gold at the University's Sustainability Showcase event.

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Study with us

With one of the UK's only undergraduate courses to include human dissection, and our three specialist masters degrees, we'll give you the skills employers need.

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World-class research

We're helping discover new drugs while working to combat deafness and Parkinson's. By doing a PhD, you can join one of our groundbreaking research centres.

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We develop solutions with industrial partners to solve major healthcare challenges. Read about some of our work on the Sheffield Science Gateway website.

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