IICD Academic Promotion Success

We are delighted to announce that Allan Lawrie has been promoted to Professor of Translational Cardiopulmonary Science. Allan has been promoted due to his academic reputation and leadership in pulmonary hypertension. Being promoted is a significant achievement and we wish Allan every success in the future.

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University of Sheffield researcher selected for the first ever national PhD Training Programme in Antimicrobial Resistance by the Medical Research Foundation

Rebecca Hull from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease has been selected for the first ever national PhD Training Programme in Antimicrobial Resistance which was launched by the Medical Research Foundation this autumn. The innovative research conducted by this cohort of 18 students from 16 UK universities will contribute to the…

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Realising the medical potential of virtual reality

As a medical physicist, one of my aims is to apply new technology to address medical challenges. During my PhD I explored the use of virtual reality to examine complex data, and soon concluded that this is a potentially influential technology with many applications in medicine. One example is to benefit people with nystagmus. Nystagmus…

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BMA Patient Information Awards 2018

Lecturers from the Academic Unit of Ophthalmology and Orthoptics are proud that the University of Sheffield Nystagmus Information Pack was ‘highly commended’ in the BMA Patient Information Awards 2018. Nystagmus is a clinical condition where the eyes continuously move, rather than stay still. Nystagmus can be congenital or acquired and patients with nystagmus are commonly…

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