The successful candidate will work closely with a local electronics medical devices company based in the East Midlands. You will gain valuable experience in the research, design and development of medical devices that will eventually end up in hospital clinics around the world.
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences, investing more than £850m a year.
Hundreds of thousands of people face significant challenges as a result of disease or injury. Patients can improve their independence and quality of life through specialised support but the number of healthcare professionals is inadequate to provide the required level of care.
The EngD is an alternative to a traditional PhD aimed at students wanting a career in industry. Students spend about 75% of their time working directly with a company in addition to receiving advanced-level training from a broad portfolio of technical and business courses.