Find a supervisor

Your supervisor(s) is a subject expert who will guide you through your PhD studies. It can be advantageous to contact potential supervisors before you apply, to discuss your research interests and your suitability for PhD study.

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There are three ways in which you can explore potential supervisors within the School of Health and Related Research:

  1. Make an enquiry
    Talk to us via AskUS. Tell us a bit about yourself, your research interests and your current situation and we’ll get back to you soon.
     
  2. Explore our research groups and themes
    Research across the School is carried out via fourteen research themes. By exploring our research web pages you may find the names of experts in your field of interest.
     
  3. Search our database
    Our University-wide Research Supervisor database is searchable by department or keyword. You’ll find details of our experts and their research interests.

Find a PhD

Search for PhD opportunities at Sheffield and be part of our world-leading research.