PhD in Digital Health: Analysing densely captured sensor data for disease prediction

University of Bristol - Bristol Medical School / Department of Population Health Sciences

The project:

We are offering an exciting PhD opportunity for candidates interested in developing innovative digital health approaches to improve health outcomes. The successful candidate will benefit from a highly multidisciplinary supervisory team and research training environment in the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit.

This 4-year studentship is ideal for a talented computer scientist wishing to develop strong interdisciplinary skills at the interface of Computer Science and Digital Health. We offer a fully-funded studentship (starting October 2018). This will be based in the MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol, a leading centre for research excellence in population health science. The successful candidate will have access to an excellent training portfolio of short courses and transferable skills training and be part of a cross-disciplinary cohort of PhD students.

The successful applicant will be supervised by Dr Andy Skinner, Dr Louise AC Millard, Prof Kate Tilling  and Prof Deborah A Lawlor. If you are interested please get in touch with one of us for an informal chat.

How to apply:

Please make an online application for this project at Please select Faculty of Health Sciences and Population Health PhD on the Programme Choice page. You will be prompted to enter details of the studentship in the Funding and Research Details sections of the form.

Candidate requirements:  Applications are welcome from high performing individuals across diverse disciplines who have, or are expected to obtain, a 2.i or higher degree or equivalent. Possession of a relevant research Masters degree will be an advantage.

Funding: £14,553 (17/18 rate) per year, PhD fees paid and £2000 per year for research costs and training

Contacts: by Dr Andy Skinner, Dr Louise AC Millard, Prof Kate Tilling  Prof Deborah A Lawlor

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