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Funded PhD Studentship In Neurosurgical Engineering At Cardiff University in UK, 2015

Cardiff University is inviting applications for funded PhD studentship in neurosurgical engineering. To be eligible for the full award, EU Nationals must have been in the UK for at least 3 years prior to the start of the course for which they are seeking funding, including for the purposes of full-time education. Applicants for a studentship must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a 2.1 degree or higher in a relevant subject. Applicants with a good first degree or Masters qualification in Biomedical Sciences, Computer Sciences, Medical Sciences, Neuroscience, Mechanical Engineering Physics, or related subjects are eligible. The application deadline is 31st August 2015.

Study Subject(s): Studentship is provided to learn any of the courses offered by the Cardiff University in UK.
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD degree level at Cardiff University in UK.
Scholarship Provider: Cardiff University, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: -Residency: Full awards (fees plus maintenance stipend) are open to UK Nationals and EU students who can satisfy UK residency requirements. To be eligible for the full award, EU Nationals must have been in the UK for at least 3 years prior to the start of the course for which they are seeking funding, including for the purposes of full-time education. EU Nationals who do not meet the above residency requirement are eligible for a fees only award, provided that they have been ordinarily resident in the EU for at least 3 years prior to the start of their proposed programme of study.
Academic criteria: Applicants for a studentship must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a 2.1 degree or higher in a relevant subject. Applications are particularly welcome from applicants with a good first degree or Masters qualification in Biomedical Sciences, Computer Sciences, Medical Sciences, Neuroscience, Mechanical Engineering Physics, or related subjects. 

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of UK/EU can apply for these studentships.

Scholarship Description: Cardiff University, in collaboration with Renishaw PLC, is pleased to offer PhD opportunities available for 3 or 4 years, fully funded, which will involve working with one of the following –Cardiff School of Engineering, Cardiff University Brain Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) and Cardiff School of Computer Science and Infomatics. The Cardiff University Schools of Engineering, Computer Science and CUBRIC (Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre, School of Psychology) in collaboration with Renishaw PLC seek three PhD students to join a research team developing computational modelling and MRI for surgical planning. They will work with world-renowned experts in tissue modelling, computer vision and brain imaging.

Number of award(s): Three studentships are available.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? This studentship is very generously funded by funds from Renishaw, the EPSRC and Cardiff School of Engineering. This studentship consists of full UK/EU tuition fees, as well as a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£14,057 p.a. for 2015/16, updated each year).

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: In the first instance, you should submit a CV & Covering Letter to Miss J. Cleaver on engineering-pgr-at-cardiff.ac.uk. The successful candidate will then be invited to submit a standard application for Postgraduate Study via the Online Application Service.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 August 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application