Up to 10 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Prosthetics and Orthotics, commencing in October 2020 onwards. The CDT in Prosthetics and Orthotics will build a world leading engineering and physical science workforce to help ensure that “no one is left behind".
The CDT provides training that supports exciting careers in a global healthcare industry that meets the needs of diverse user groups and stakeholders. The CDT combines expertise from the University of Salford, Imperial College London, University of Strathclyde and the University of Southampton, with more than 25 industry partners and national facilities. Our industry partners estimate a demand for our graduates measured in the hundreds.
In year 1, students undertake a training course of taught modules, a short project and a clinical and/or industry placement. For the first six months all students will based at the University of Salford, after which they will move to one of the four host institutions to complete PhD programme of research.
We welcome applications from UK/EU students but due to funding/eligibility restrictions we are currently unable to accept applications from outside the UK/EU.
However, students from outside the UK/EU with an interest in carrying out a PhD in the field of Prosthetics and Orthotics are encouraged to visit our website or contact CDT@Salford.ac.uk to identify potential PhD supervisors and discuss alternative arrangements.
Applications have now closed for the academic year 2020/2021 but will reopen in December 2020 for September 2021 entry.
Email us at CDT@salford.ac.uk for more details.
The studentships provide for PhD fees at the host institution and a stipend set at national rates (current stipend for UK students in 2019/20 is £15,009 and is adjusted annually).
Applicants are normally expected to achieve either:
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