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Dip into the world of sensing

Sensors are ubiquitous and impact on everybody’s life. Their use has become so natural to us that we hardly notice the sophisticated science and technology that underpins their operation. The CDT for Sensor Technologies will produce future champions of sensor innovation, by delivering a cross-disciplinary training programme to the brightest PhD students and harnessing Cambridge’s world leading research infrastructure and expertise in sensor research.

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Course structure

The Sensor CDT is a four year PhD programme (1+3 model). During the first year, a programme of lectures, practicals and an extended team project will provide you solid foundations in the science, technology and use of sensors before you proceed to pursue a three year PhD project with your chosen supervisors. Training in leadership- and technology innovation-skills are integral to the programme throughout all four years of the course.

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We are currently recruiting for entry in October 2014. A small number of fully funded PhD studentships are still available for eligible candidates. The application deadline is the 3rd of August.

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Up to ten fully funded studentships are available for UK and qualifying EU students.

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Our partners

The CDT is supported by a consortium of leading industrial partners. In addition to supporting studentships and secondments, the industry consortium plays an active role in delivery of the training programme of the CDT.

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