Research and innovation

Our world-leading, collaborative research community spans the full breadth of biology, from genes, cells and human anatomy, to biotechnology and the biodiversity and climate crises. We're ranked UK top five for biological sciences research and number one for biomedical research in the UK (REF 2014).

PhD opportunities

Students come from all over the world to study for their PhD in one of our world-class research groups.

Current PhD opportunities

Independent research fellowships

Our programme of externally funded Independent Research Fellowships is designed to establish you as a research leader.

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Seminar series

Our seminar series represents the wide range of research interests within the departments and are presented by experts in particular areas.

Upcoming seminars

Research ethics

In every discipline undertaking excellent research requires rigour, respect and responsibility - integrity as well as intellect.

Research ethics

Faculty of Science strategic themes

We have four strategic themes, from the fundamental to translational, drawn from our rich history, our skills and experience, and are framed around our critical mass of excellent research.

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Contact us

Find contact details for research staff across Biosciences at Sheffield.

Our people