The King’s College London Centre for Doctoral Training in Data-Driven Health https://drive-health.org will train the next generation of PhD health data scientists within an active NHS environment with the skills they need to develop new models of data-driven care, leveraging significant recent investment and infrastructure in Health Data Research within the UK. The Centre is organised according to four scientific themes
- Learning from Big Data for Health
- Knowledge Representation for Clinical Decision Support
- Informatics for Next-Generation Clinical Trials
- Translating Informatics Research into Practice
DRIVE-Health PhD Programme
We are looking to recruit an outstanding graduate from a variety of backgrounds to a 3.5 year (or 3 year depending on funding source) PhD programme in Data-Driven Health to work on internationally-competitive research projects, equipping them to exploit excellence in medical and informatics research for improving the health of local and national patient populations; this call is for applications for a PhD studentship for October 2021 entry. The student will benefit from multi disciplinary supervision and opportunities for visits to our international partners.
DRIVE-Health studentships offer a generous stipend per annum, in line with the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) rate. The Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) will also provide funds for research project support – travel, conferences, etc.
Candidates should possess or be expected to achieve a 1st or upper 2nd class degree in a relevant subject including the biosciences, computer science, mathematics, statistics, data science, chemistry, physics, and be enthusiastic about combining their expertise with other disciplines in the field of healthcare.
Applications and Enquiries
Please apply via the King’s Apply website ( https://apply.kcl.ac.uk) to the Programme: “DRIVE-Health: Centre for Doctoral Training in Data-Driven Health (MPhil/PhD)”.