Closing date: 2 March 2018
*This scholarships is part funded by the Welsh Government’s European Social Fund (ESF) convergence programme for West Wales and the Valleys.*
PhD Scholarship for UK or EU applicants in the field of: Medical imaging and analytics
Start date: April 2018
Brief Summary of project:
The aim of this PhD studentship is to develop and evaluate deep learning algorithms and a software solution to rapidly compare DBT images for a patient from different screening time points. The project will include novel research supporting the development of the analytics system and software product development in a partnership between Topia Systems Ltd, Swansea University and Hywel Dda University Health Board.
The major objectives for the studentship are to:
Candidates should have a 2.1 or above in their undergraduate degree or equivalent typically with computer programming experience. They should also be eligible for UK/EU Fees (see http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/Information--Advice/Fees-and-Money/Wales-fee-status for more information).
For more information on eligibility criteria please refer to section C of the KESS II Participant Proposal Form
Any queries relating to Section C – Eligibility, please contact KESSstudentenquiries@swansea.ac.uk.
For details on the University’s English Language entry requirements, please visit – http://www.swansea.ac.uk/admissions/englishlanguagerequirements/
The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend. The bursary will be limited to a maximum of £14,340 p.a. dependent upon the applicant's financial circumstances assessed in section C point 4 in the KESS II Participant Proposal Form
There will also be additional funds available for research expenses.
Applicants are strongly advised to contact Professor Paul Lewis regarding information on the area of research, via email P.D.Lewis@swansea.ac.uk.
1. Complete the KESS II Participant Proposal Form
2. Complete the KESS Supplementary Application Form
3. You will also need to provide copies of the following documentation:
Please return both application forms and supporting documentation to the KESS Office at the address stated on the KESS II Participant Proposal Form (original ink signatures only).
For any queries please contact KESSstudentenquiries@swansea.ac.uk.
The deadline for applications is 4 pm 2 March 2018.