PhD studentships in Paediatric Digital Healthcare Technology

Monday 20 February 2023

Sheffield Children’s Hospital, the NIHR Children and Young People MedTech Cooperative and the Insigneo Institute for In Silico Medicine at the University of Sheffield are recruiting up to 4 PhD studentships in Paediatric Digital Healthcare Technology, this PhD is specifically looking at Digital Healthcare at Home.

Successful applicants will work together in a pioneering cross-disciplinary programme alongside patients, families, clinicians, engineers, computer scientists and other experts to develop new digital platforms and technologies that can address unmet needs in child health. This research will focus on paediatric clinical care pathways and span the Insigneo research themes of Healthcare Data, Artificial Intelligence and Smart Devices and Sensors. It will develop the concepts of Digital Twins, Digital Wards, Digital Healthcare at Home and Advanced Healthcare Communication in paediatric real life healthcare settings with Sheffield Children’s Hospital and in collaboration with Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Funding is provided by the NIHR Great Ormond Street Biomedical Research Centre and supported by Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, host of NIHR CypMedTech as part of their Paediatric Excellence Initiative.

Closing date 21 April 2023.