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Computing

PGR-RA-163

Expertise of research area
algorithms and complexity; algorithms on graphs and data structures; applied computing; artificial intelligence; artificial intelligence in medical imaging; big data; cloud computing; computational fluid dynamics; crowd simulation; data analysis; modelling and simulation platforms; sensor data; machine learning


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Research in the School of Computing ranges from fundamental advances in algorithms and our understanding of computation, through to highly applied research into new display technologies for clinical diagnosis, energy-efficient data centres, and profound insight into data through visualisation.

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<p>The School of Computing has a global reputation for its teaching and research.&nbsp;Over 85% of our research is &lsquo;world-leading&rsquo; or &lsquo;internationally excellent&#39;,&nbsp;according to the latest Research Excellence Framework.</p> <h3>Our research</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/computing-research-groups/doc/artificial-intelligence">Artificial Intelligence</a></li> <li><a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/computing-research-groups/doc/applied-computing-biology-medicine-health">Applied Computing in Biology, Medicine and Health</a></li> <li><a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/computing-research-groups/doc/algorithms-complexity">Algorithms and Complexity</a></li> <li><a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/computing-research-groups/doc/distributed-systems-services">Distributed Systems and Services</a></li> <li><a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/computing-research-groups/doc/computational-science-engineering">Computational Science and Engineering</a></li> <li><a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/computing-research-groups/doc/computational-medicine">Computational Medicine</a></li> </ul> <p>We have strong links with the <a href="https://lida.leeds.ac.uk/">Leeds Institute for Data Analytics</a>, <a href="https://robotics.leeds.ac.uk/">Robotics Leeds</a> and the <a href="https://fluids.leeds.ac.uk/">Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics</a>. We&#39;re also a partner of <a href="http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/2000/research_and_innovation/683/our_partnership_with_the_alan_turing_institute">The Alan Turing Institute</a>, the UK&rsquo;s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence.</p> <p>We have a range of opportunities for prospective postgraduate researchers including funded opportunities with our <a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/computing-research-degrees/doc/centres-doctoral-training">Centres for Doctoral Training</a>. We also have a range of project ideas, and welcome new proposals that match our areas of expertise. You&rsquo;ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of postgraduate&nbsp;researchers who come from all over the world.</p> <h3>Useful links and further reading:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/computing-research-degrees">Research degrees in the School of Computing</a></li> <li><a href="https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/computing-research-innovation">School of Computing, Research&nbsp;and Innovation</a></li> </ul> <h3>Leeds Doctoral College</h3> <p>Our <a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/130558/leeds_doctoral_college">Doctoral College</a> supports you throughout your postgraduate research journey. It brings together all the support services and opportunities to enhance your research, your development, and your overall experience.</p>

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

<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/research-area/150-research-in-the-school-of-electronic-and-electrical-engineering-">University&#39;s website</a>.</p>

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<p>For general enquiries and details regarding the application process, please contact the Graduate School Office:</p> <p>e:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:phd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk">phd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk</a>, t: +44 (0)113 34 35057</p>


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