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University of Sheffield PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 372 University of Sheffield PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Estimation and subsequent use of health state utilities in cost-effectiveness models

The use of utilities is a key component of conducting economic evaluation to inform resource allocation decision making, specifically related to allocative efficiency based on quality-adjusted life years (QALYs). Read more

What’s happening with women’s drinking? Understanding gender inequalities in alcohol consumption and harm in England

Levels of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm are higher among men, but this gap has been narrowing over time, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic, when alcohol deaths have risen significantly more among women than men. Read more

AXONAL TRANSPORT OF MITOCHONDRIA AS A THERAPEUTIC TARGET IN ALS

Project description. Investigating axonal transport of mitochondria as a therapeutic target in Neurodegeneration. Applications are being invited for a 3.5-year Basic Science PhD Studentship, starting in October 2024. Read more

Community based peer support in palliative care

Project description. Palliative care provision is known to improve outcomes for patients and their families at the end of life. However, access to palliative care is not equal and certain groups of patients and carers are less likely to receive good palliative care. Read more

From Zebrafish Tales to Human Interventions: Unveiling Inflammatory Pathways via RNA Binding Proteins in Neutrophil Biology

Uncontrolled inflammation causing irreversible tissue damage is driven by the white blood cell the neutrophil, and is known to be a major driver of pathology in many common disabling diseases, including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), which causes over 3 million deaths globally each year (WHO). Read more

Evaluation of the leukocyte contribution to innate immune responses to malaria vaccination

The innate immune response to vaccination is becoming a very important area of research, since it is essential for the subsequent adaptive responses which provide long term protection against the target pathogen. Read more

Utrasound as a healing modality for oral tissue

Project description. Low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) is used clinically in bone fracture clinics to promote wound healing and has been shown experimentally to promote cell migration with potential for wound healing. Read more

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