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.
King's College London
Imperial College London

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“The world is my oyster” – Alumni career stories
“The world is my oyster” – Alumni career stories

Whether you are currently considering applying to the CDT in Smart Medical Imaging, or are already part-way through your studies with us, you are likely to be thinking about where the programme can take you professionally. What key skills do you learn as a student and...

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A Day in the Life of a PhD Student
A Day in the Life of a PhD Student

My name is Faysal and I am a second year PhD student at the Centre for Doctoral Training in Smart Medical Imaging at King’s College London and Imperial College London. The aim of my PhD project, supervised by Prof Mark Green (King’s College London) and Dr James Wilton-Ely (Imperial College London), is to develop nanomaterials for use as imaging probes, which can be detected outside of the body to aid with disease diagnoses, thereby preventing the need to undergo surgery.

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Join our Application Clinic on 30 March!
Join our Application Clinic on 30 March!

Having reopened our recruitment for the 2021/22 academic year, we are pleased to announce that we are holding a virtual application clinic between 4pm-5pm GMT on 30 March, where CDT staff and students will be on hand to answer prospective applicants’ questions about the application process, including those concerning filling out the application form.

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Applying to the CDT – Advice by Current Students
Applying to the CDT – Advice by Current Students

Are you interested in applying for a world-class, multidisciplinary PhD at the Centre for Doctoral Training in Smart Medical Imaging? In the lead-up to our first application deadline on 18 January, we asked current students to share their top tips and advice about two...

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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.

WORLD-LEADING Research

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.

Industry PARTNERSHIP

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

HOSPITALS (NHS FOUNDATION TRUSTS) involved

£1m+

Industry Funding committed

Research Opportunities

AI-Enabled Imaging

AI-Enabled Imaging E

Smart Imaging Probes

Smart Imaging Probes E

Emerging Imaging

Emerging Imaging E

Affordable Imaging

Affordable Imaging E

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Public Engagement

Our Industry Partners

AstraZeneca
GSK
Lightpoint Medical
Optellum
Siemens Healthineers
Biotronics 3D Analyze - Collaborate - Discover
HeartFlow
MIRADA The Imaging Software People
Perspectum Diagnostics
Theragnostics
BrainMiner
icometrix
my pulses
Philips
Ultromics
Catapult Medicines Discovery
IAG
NanoMab Technology Limited
quibim
Xtronics X-ray Imaging Robotics
GE
Invicro
NVIDIA
Radiologics

Industry Co-funded Projects at the CDT

How to find us

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