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Surgical technology

PGR-RA-144

Expertise of research area
General surgery; Global Surgery; medical technology; minimally invasive surgery; surgical interventions


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<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

Established strengths between engineering, advanced manufacturing, physics, chemistry and medicine have created an outstanding environment for developing new technologies in surgery.

<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Full description</h2>

<p>Supporting infrastructure in Leeds&nbsp;includes: the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)&nbsp;National Facility for Innovative Robotic Systems, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Healthcare Technologies in Colorectal Therapies, EPSRC/NIHR IMPRESS, two NIHR Medtech and In vitro diagnostics Co-operatives (MICs),&nbsp;Leeds&nbsp;Centre for Personalised Medicine &amp; Health.&nbsp;</p> <p>This infrastructure is complemented by world-leading expertise in clinical translation and evaluation. Surgical specialities include colorectal, vascular, hepatopancreaticobiliary and plastics.</p>

<h2 class="heading">How to apply</h2>

<p>To submit an application in this research area please complete an <a href="https://studentservices.leeds.ac.uk/pls/banprod/bwskalog_uol.P_DispLoginNon">online application form</a> and submit this alongside a research proposal, a full academic CV, degree transcripts (or marks so far if still studying) and degree certificates. If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the Faculty&rsquo;s minimum <a href="https://medicinehealth.leeds.ac.uk/faculty-graduate-school/doc/entry-requirements-1">English language requirements</a>.</p> <p><em>We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, but UK black and minority ethnic (BME) researchers are currently under-represented in our Postgraduate Research community, and we would therefore particularly encourage applications from UK BME candidates. All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.</em></p>

<h2 class="heading">Contact details</h2>

<p>For further information please contact the Graduate School Office<br /> e:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:fmhpgradmissions@leeds.ac.uk">fmhpgradmissions@leeds.ac.uk</a>, t: +44 (0)113 343 8221.</p>