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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; machine learning; modelling and simulation platforms; sensor data

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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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<h3>Our research</h3> <ul> <li><a href="">Artificial Intelligence</a></li> <li><a href="">Computing in Biology, Medicine and Health</a></li> <li><a href="">Algorithms and Complexity</a></li> <li><a href="">Distributed Systems and Services</a></li> <li><a href="">Computational Science and Engineering</a></li> <li><a href="">Computational Medicine</a></li> </ul> <p>We have strong links with the <a href="">Leeds Institute for Data Analytics</a>, <a href="">Robotics Leeds</a> and the <a href="">Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics</a>. We&#39;re also a partner of <a href="">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="">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> <h5>Why do your PhD at Leeds?&nbsp;</h5> <p><strong>96% of our research is world-leading (REF 2021)&nbsp;</strong><br /> At Leeds, our research addresses the most prevalent real-world challenges &ndash; providing solutions that have had both a national and global impact.&nbsp;<br /> <strong>Study in an active research environment&nbsp;</strong><br /> Studying your PhD with us means you&rsquo;ll be working in a professional research environment, using UK-leading facilities to bring your project to life &ndash; alongside active researchers who are at the forefront of their area.&nbsp;<br /> <strong>A strong network of support &nbsp;</strong><br /> The Leeds Doctoral College connects our community of researchers and can offer you the guidance, services and opportunities you&rsquo;ll need to get the most out of your PhD.&nbsp;<br /> <strong>Close industry links&nbsp;</strong><br /> Our partnerships and links to companies and academic institutions give you the opportunity to network at industry talks, seminars and conferences, building connections that&#39;ll benefit your next steps after you complete your PhD.&nbsp;<br /> <strong>Professional skills development &nbsp;</strong><br /> We think of the whole picture at Leeds. That&rsquo;s why we offer a range of workshops and courses that&#39;ll enhance your skillset further and transfer into your professional career.&nbsp;<br /> <strong>Personal and wellbeing services&nbsp;</strong><br /> Mental health and wellbeing support are integral to who we are at Leeds and you&rsquo;ll have access to the full range of services we offer to ensure you&rsquo;re feeling your best &ndash; and reaching your potential in your studies.&nbsp;<br /> <strong>Join our global community&nbsp;</strong><br /> We welcome students, researchers, academics, partners and alumni from more than 140 countries, all over the world. This means, as a university, we&rsquo;re bringing together different cultures and perspectives which helps strengthen our research &ndash; and societal impact.</p> <h3>Useful links and further reading:</h3> <ul> <li><a href="">Research degrees in the School of Computing</a></li> <li><a href="">School of Computing, Research&nbsp;and Innovation</a></li> </ul> <h3>Leeds Doctoral College</h3> <p>Our <a href="">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="">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=""></a>, t: +44 (0)113 34 35057</p>

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