PhD Projects 

WE ARE OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS FOR OCTOBER 2021 ENTRY 

Each of our PhD projects give students the opportunity take part in world-leading research, observing the translational pathway.

Simultaneous Doppler US-low field MRI to enable comprehensive image-guided fetal intervention of the future

Improving the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral artery disease using computational modelling

Intraoperative hyperspectral imaging for neurosurgery: Surgical workflow optimisation and validation

MRI-guidance for improved ventricular tachycardia ablation

Surgical phase recognition and video labelling to improve outcomes in robot assisted radical prostatectomy

Single-sequence multi-dimensional MRI for customised intervention planning of brachytherapy in cervical cancer

Safe and accurate imaging with intracranial implants using a parallel transmit RF coil array

Using computational fluid mechanics and Artificial Intelligence for Risk Assessment and Guidance of Stroke Neuroradiological Interventions

 

CURRENT PROJECTS

Integrating haptic and visual data for low latency transmission

Computational extraction of semantic information from hyperspectral imaging for surgical guidance

Cardiac CT atrial motion to estimate atrial fibrosis burden

Intra-operative planning software for congenital cardiac surgery

Development of affordable minimally invasive endoscopic surgical tools for resource constrained operating rooms

Intelligent robotic echocardiography

Tele-operated robotic thrombectomy in acute stroke

Bioinspired fluidic sensing and actuating for soft endoscopic robots

Development of a flexible microrobotic solution for early breast cancer diagnosis

Artificial smart valve for bag-free stoma

Photoacoustic endomicroscopy probe for guiding neurosurgical procedures

Learning ablation volumes of laser interstitial thermal therapy (LiTT) for computer-assisted planning in minimally invasive neurosurgery

Device safety and visualisation in MRI-guided cardiac catheterisation

Image-based computational system for guiding ablation treatment of atrial arrhythmias

Blood coagulation modelling to inform stroke risk stratification and intervention planning in atrial fibrillation patients with non-cardiac comorbidities 

Investigating thrombosis formation in replacement aortic valves

Interoperable three-dimensional medical device tracking with a fibre-optic ultrasound transmitter

Bioinspired fluidic sensing and actuating for soft endoscopic robots

Development of a flexible microrobotic solution for early breast cancer diagnosis

Artificial smart valve for bag-free stoma

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