Programme

The aim of the CDT is to train a new generation of researchers with the expertise and knowledge to transform medical diagnosis through the application of Artificial Intelligence.

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Placements

During years 2-3 there is the opportunity for a 3-month placement with one of our industry or public-sector partners.

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Centre for Doctoral Training

Join with us in transforming cancer diagnosis and care through the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

We are looking for outstanding graduates from science, engineering, computing, mathematics, and health disciplines.

The Centre provides a fully funded 4-year integrated PhD and MSc.

Benefits

  • You will receive a masters-level grounding in AI, health informatics and specialist areas related to your research
  • Your PhD research will be supported by supervisors who are leading researchers and innovators in the area of AI and medical diagnosis and care
  • During years 2-3 there is the opportunity for a 3-month placement with one of our industry or public-sector partners
  • Where appropriate for individual research topics, there is the opportunity for short study visits with our international partner universities
  • Work closely with health professionals and clinical research teams through our partnership with LTHT
  • Participate in an annual CDT Conference and CDT seminar series
  • Join in masterclasses organised jointly with The Alan Turing Institute on topics such as shaping policy for government, and journalistic communication
  • Gain training on developing impact from research, responsible innovation, and broad research skills
  • World-class interdisciplinary location in the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics at the University of Leeds

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10 fully funded PhD places are available to UK students and EU (fees only) students for entry in September of each year. The application deadline has now past for entry in September 2019, but we would welcome enquiries for entry in September 2020. Find out more and apply here

Questions?

If you require any further information please contact the Graduate School Office
e: phd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk, t: +44 (0)113 343 8000.