Doctoral School Opportunities

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 2019. 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 is measured in the hundreds.

Key elements of the EPSRC CDT in Prosthetics & Orthotics include:

•             Ambitious PhD projects that blend high quality training with practical experiences that enhance employability.

•             Training in research skills relevant to prosthetics, orthotics and the wider healthcare technology industry.

•             Integrated training in engineering, physical, medical and clinical sciences, as well as business, entrepreneurial and other professional skills.

•             Opportunities to work on research projects directly with industry and users, and understand the journey from user need to product or service implementation. Interested? For more information of this exciting opportunity please visit or email Applications close at 4pm 20th May 2019.

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