Training the next generation of medical imaging experts

Cross-Institutional Collaboration

King’s College London and Imperial College London have complementary strengths in basic physical sciences, engineering and clinical translation. Our CDT brings together these two leading research- and educational-focused universities in close partnership.

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STEM for Britain
STEM for Britain

On Monday 9 March 2020, George Firth, a third year CDT student, and Elisa Roccia, a final year CDT student, attended the STEM for BRITAIN event held in the UK’s Houses of Parliament to present their novel research to like-minded scientists and members of parliament...

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Recruitment re-opens for our CDT in Smart Medical Imaging
Recruitment re-opens for our CDT in Smart Medical Imaging

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Smart Medical Imaging at King’s College London and Imperial College London continues the successful partnership of two world-class institutions, to provide PhD training within an embedded hospital environment in Central...

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Digital Storytelling Masterclass
Digital Storytelling Masterclass

In December 2019, a group of students from the CDT visited Facebook HQ for a hands on workshop run by the Ideas foundation and the Royal Academy of Engineers. The workshop aimed to equip attendees with the tools to change the face and image of biomedical engineering...

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Student Experience: ICVSS Summer School 2019
Student Experience: ICVSS Summer School 2019

Margarita Bintsi shares her experience of meeting new people and enjoying recreational activities at ICSVSS Summer School; a week focusing on computer vision - the science and technology of making machines that see. Having in mind that summer schools can be extremely...

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Student Experience: Conferences
Student Experience: Conferences

Jessica Hopson, who is currently in the first year of her PhD at the CDT in Smart Medical Imaging, writes about her experience at conferences early this year. After starting my PhD at the beginning of October, it wasn’t long before I attended my first conferences: the...

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Unique PhD Opportunities

Cohort Approach

Our students enter their programme as a cohort and maintain contact with each other throughout their research projects. They come from a variety of academic backgrounds, including engineering, chemistry, biology, mathematics, computer science, biochemistry and physics.


Through our research, we look to build smart new technologies into the entire medical imaging process. PhD projects are directed towards at least one our smart medical imaging themes: AI-enabled imaging, Smart imaging probes, Emerging imaging and Affordable imaging.


Our CDT was designed and is managed with the help of our industry partners. There are many ways for companies to engage with us, including research project sponsorship, Industrial Board membership, student placement opportunities, mentoring provision and more.

About Us

Students per cohort from a range of STEM backgrounds

academic supervisors from 19 departments

clinical champions supervising students



Industry Funding committed

Research Opportunities

AI-Enabled Imaging E

Smart Imaging Probes E

Emerging Imaging E

Affordable Imaging E

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How to find us

King’s College London,
5th floor, Becket House,
1 Lambeth Palace Road,
London SE1 7EU