Postgraduate Research

Postgraduate Research

What We Offer

PGRs are part of a vibrant and engaging community at CIH. The Centre’s research has led to the creation of three research themes which engage to create a comprehensive research journey, ensuring the latest advancements in healthcare technology not only has a positive impact on society, but is embedded into healthcare culture.

Each PGR is integrated into a theme making them an important part of the CIH research community. CIH provides numerous opportunities to engage in training and development, develop their networks and present and publish their research alongside their PhD.

Main Areas of Supervision

  • Innovative healthcare technologies
  • Physiological measurements
  • Bio-signal and medical imaging processing
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Faith based interventions
  • Digital and community-based healthcare interventions in areas:
    • Living with long term conditions (cancer, MS, Atrhitis etc)
    • Sexual violence
    • Nutrition
  • Prototype design
  • Radar sensing for healthcare technologies
  • Remote patient monitoring
  • Behavioural Change

The Doctoral Training Centre (DTC)/Facilities

Based on the newly refurbished 4th floor of the Richard Crossman Building, CIH PGRs will find themselves working alongside experienced researchers in this collaborative working environemt with dedicated research facilities. The centre will also open, in the autumn of 2020, a brand new facility for healthcare technology research, which includes a Clean Room and Physiological Measurement lab.

CIH offers the following Postgraduate Research opportunities:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

We have an engaging doctoral programme delivered at the Centre which provides bespoke training. Students are fully integrated into CIH via a range of activities including:

  • Tailored inductions
  • Research Seminars
  • Peer to peer presentations
  • Workshops

A special feature of the University's Postgraduate Research development is that PhD students with a successful track record and prompt completion are offered the opportunity to complete for a one-year postdoctoral funding at Coventry University.

Students are also provided with teaching opportunities within the Centre and the wider University.

For details on entry requirements and the formal application process and forms, please see Making an Application.

The Centre offers a range of fully funded opportunities each year, as well as some non-funded project ideals for those who are considering a PhD and would like to work on an already designed projects.

Self-financing students with their own PhD proposals can choose from our team of academics, early career researchers and honorary research fellows with expertise in their fields, to form their supervisory team.

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