Medical School Research Meeting 2019

The 15th Annual Medical Scool Research Meeting took place in the Octagon on 17th -18th June 2019. The main aim of the event was to showcase the many excellent research projects and posters from our early career researchers and students. The theme for this year’s meeting was “Leading Technologies and Ethical Challenges”. The keynote lecture…

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Early Career Researcher Prize Winners 2019

We are pleased to announce Caroline Harrison (Dentistry), Ning Wang (O&M), Melissa Oldham (ScHaRR) and Elizabeth Court (Dentistry) as this year’s winners of the Early Career Researcher Prize for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health. This year we received a record number of applications, all of a very high standard, and it was a…

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Scientists identify novel protrusions in blood vessels of the brain which may allow new insight into mechanisms of stroke

Scientists from the University of Sheffield have discovered a novel behaviour of the blood vessels of the brain in zebrafish that may explain some forms of stroke in humans. The previously undescribed large structures are spherical and so have been termed kugeln (German for sphere) by the Sheffield team, who discovered them in collaboration with…

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Insigneo Members take part in The Big Walk 2019

Well done to Insigneo Director of Research Professor Jim Wild – Professor of Magnetic Resonance Physics, Insigneo member Professor Allan Lawrie – Professor of Translational Cardiopulmonary Science (both from the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascuar Disease) and Amy Jones – International Recruitment Manager, and all of our colleagues who completed the 37 mile Big…

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