King’s College London Scholarships 2024: Funded PhD Positions in Engineering and Sciences

King’s College London is thrilled to announce the opening of applications for the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Advanced Engineering for Personalised Surgery & Intervention. This opportunity is designed for students passionate about transformative healthcare technologies, including surgical robotics, data science, and computational modeling.

Scholarship Details

  • Program Focus: The PhD program focuses on Advanced Engineering for Personalised Surgery & Intervention.
  • Eligible Fields of Study: Candidates should be from Biomedical Engineering, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related disciplines.
  • Degree Requirement: Applicants must possess a 1st class or at least a 2:1 undergraduate qualification.
  • Program Structure: The scholarship offers a 4-year tenure, incorporating one year of MRes (Master of Research) followed by PhD research.

Funding and Benefits

  • Full Funding: The studentship covers tuition fees, a tax-free stipend at the UKRI rate (£21,237 for AY 2024/25), and a generous project allowance for research consumables.
  • Duration: The program spans four years with the start date in October 2024.
  • Additional Supports: Funding includes support for attending both UK and international conferences.

Projects and Research Areas:

  • Smart Surgical Instruments: Development of surgical robotics and machine interfaces.
  • Surgical Data Science: Creation of support systems and analysis tools for surgical interventions.
  • Digital Surgical Twins: Development of patient-specific models for simulation and training.

Application Process:

Eligibility and Preferences:

  • Background: Preference for candidates with a multidisciplinary research background and programming skills.
  • Diversity: Open to both home and international applicants, King’s College promotes a diverse and inclusive research environment.

Application Deadline: Applications must be submitted by 03 May 2024.

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