Scholarships and Student Funding

The EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Optical Medical Imaging (OPTIMA)

The EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Optical Medical Imaging (OPTIMA) have a number of studentships available for the 2018-2019 academic session.

OPTIMA has two key elements to its USP: Projects at the interface of medical and physical science and bespoke training in healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship.  We want our students to understand and apprecaite the innovative leaps they are making and be able to capatalise on their discoveries.   This trains our students wo have a 'Heart for Science and a Head for Business'. 

Award

Studentships cover programme fees and a stipend for each year of study.  Please note OPTIMA studentships are subject to Research Council funding eligibility criteria.

Applying

There are various recruitment cycles throughout the year in December, January and April.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and a full up-to-date C.V. with names and addresses of two academic referees to imaging.cdt@ed.ac.uk

The cover letter should clearly state your eligibility and why you are interested in applying for a studentship with OPTIMA.

Contact

Dr Jean O’Donoghue, email: j.odonoghue@ed.ac.uk or 0131 242 9180 or 0131 650 4812.

OPTIMA