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EPSRC PhD I CASE Award - Industrially Supported PhD in Biomedical Electronic Engineering ENG1211

University of Nottingham - Engineering

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Nottingham
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: £20,000
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 28th February 2019
Closes: 9th August 2019
Reference: ENG1211

This EPSRC PhD I CASE award is based around the research and development of novel Electronic Medical Devices. 

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. 

This 4 year PhD programme, commencing between 1 October 2018 and 30 September 2019 comes with a highly attractive annual tax free stipend of £20,000 with all fees covered by EPSRC.

The ideal candidate will have a first or upper second class honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Physics, Computer Science or any other relevant and equivalent degree. 

The skills required and to be developed further during this Industrial based PhD will typically consist of: opto-electronic sensors, analogue electronics, embedded processor based systems, signal processing, Matlab, C-programming, data analysis and the medical device regulatory process.

We are seeking applications from high quality, innovative people whose backgrounds, experience and identity broadens and enhances the diversity of our existing team with the aim of delivering electronic solutions to the clinical community.

Significant training and support will be offered to help you develop any new skills which are required. 

This post is only available for EU and UK nationalities who satisfy the residency rules of EPSRC.

For more information or to apply please send your CV and cover letter to Professor Barrie Hayes-Gill by e-mail to:

When applying for this studentship, please include the reference number (beginning ENG) within the personal statement section of the application. This will help in ensuring your application is sent directly to the academic advertising the studentship. 

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