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PhD studentship, markerless gait analysis using ultra-wideband radar, London, UK

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  • PhD studentship, markerless gait analysis using ultra-wideband radar, London, UK

    The School of Engineering at London South Bank University is an ambitious and progressive centre of research strength, ranked 25th nationally for research power in the last Research Excellence Framework. We have a fabulous central London location and are looking for talented potential students interested in research to work with our academic faculty in areas of strength. We are offering a number of funded PhD scholarships below. These studentships are available to UK nationals & EU citizens and overseas applicants*. Those in possession of their own funding (e.g. via a non-EU government scholarship) are also always welcome to apply for a place of study. The School comprises for Divisions; Electrical and Electronic Engineering., Mechanical Engineering, Computer Systems and Chemical Engineering with a vibrant undergraduate and post graduate community.

    The School is currently advertising for several PhD Scholarships with starting dates as soon as the end of April 2022

    One studentship will focus on the development of technologies using ultra-wideband radar for markerless gait analysis. The full post description is attached, and more details on the method can be found in this publication.

    To apply, please email your CV at and 1-2 page cover letter to Prof Sandra Dudley-McEvoy (dudleyms [at] cc'ing Dr Michael Berthaume (berthaume [at] by the 1 March.

    Further details on each PhD projects as well as application information are provided via this link but all of our advertised PhD scholarships benefit from the following:
    • Training in advanced engineering topics
    • Mentoring from industry on the application and context of research
    • Bespoke technical training
    • Enterprise and innovation skills training
    • Transferable skills development opportunities to increase employability
    • 3-year studentships of ~18,000 per annum living stipend (tax free)
    • Payment of all tuition fees*
    • A school supported consumables and travel budget to support additional specialist research training courses, access to specialist equipment and travel to international conferences, seminars and workshops
    • Industry sponsored* cutting-edge research projects
    • Wide choice of PhD projects ranging from applied to blue-sky research
    • State-of-the-art research facilities in the centre of London
    • Opportunities for overseas secondments to industrial partners and universities
    • Excellent career prospects on completion of the PhD
    • Hands on teaching experience as part of your academic PhD development

    * for eligible students only

    LSBU Research Centres Website:, please click on the link here to see the specific PhD posts available.

    Closing date for applications: 1st of March 2022 PhD Start: April 2022 and September 2022

    Dr Michael Berthaume
    Senior Lecturer, Deputy Head of Division
    Division of Mechanical Engineering and Design
    London South Bank University
    berthaume [at]
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