[Comp-neuro] PhD positions

Schultz, Simon R s.schultz at imperial.ac.uk
Mon Feb 23 16:52:38 CET 2009


Dear Comp-Neuro list,

Please find below an advertisement for PhD positions in the Department  
of Bioengineering at Imperial College London. The department has a  
growing research interest in Systems and Computational Neuroscience  
and Neurotechnology, and I'd particularly like to encourage  
applications in these areas.

Best regards,
Simon Schultz

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www.imperial.ac.uk/bioengineering
Department of Bioengineering

PhD in Biomedical Engineering
Applications now being accepted for October 2009 entry
Research Areas
The Department’s research interests lie within the following broad  
themes:
	• Biological and medical imaging
	• Biomechanics and robotics
	• Biophysical and physiological modelling
	• Medical devices and informatics
	• Neuroscience and technology
	• Physiological fluid mechanics
Candidates should visit the Departmental website to identify topics of  
interest and appropriate supervisors.  Please contact the  
supervisor(s) directly, prior to application, to devise or discuss  
potential projects.

Funding
Funding is available for two UK Research Council (BBSRC) studentships  
to start in October 2009.  One of the studentships will be industry  
supported (CASE).

Eligibility/Duration
BBSRC Studentships are open to UK candidates and EU candidates who  
have been resident in the UK for at least 3 years prior to the start  
of the course.  Both studentships cover full fees and bursary for four  
years.
Candidates should have, or expect to obtain, at least a good 2.1 in a  
relevant first degree (or equivalent).

Other Opportunities
Applications are also welcomed from individuals who do not meet the  
above criteria.  Please discuss options with potential supervisor or  
Postgraduate Administrator.
Why study Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London?

Imperial College London was ranked 6th in the Times Higher Education  
World University Rankings 2008. The Department of Bioengineering  
achieved excellent results in both the 2001 and 2008 Research  
Assessment Exercises, confirming our position as the leading  
Department of Bioengineering in the UK.

Application deadline: 31 May 2009; later applications may be  
considered – please contact the Postgraduate Administrator.

For further details of this course please contact the Postgraduate  
Administrator, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London,  
London SW7 2AZ, UK; email: be.phdadmissions at imperial.ac.uk; tel: +44  
(0)20 7594 5101; website: www.imperial.ac.uk/bioengineering


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Simon R Schultz
Senior Lecturer
Dept of Bioengineering, Imperial College London.
South Kensington Campus,
Royal School of Mines Building,
London SW7 2AZ, UK
http://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/s.schultz




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