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Leeds Doctoral College

We connect our whole researcher community and put you in touch with the services, guidance and opportunities you need

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Build a career in research

Through his mechanical engineering PhD on soft sensors, Xingtian aims to pursue a career in academic research

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Postgraduate researcher in surgical technologies
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Research degrees

Research degrees

Whether you’re looking to begin an academic career or want to develop your skills and expertise for a career in industry, studying for a PhD will be a journey that will stimulate your passion for your subject and push you to reach your potential.

You’ll join a friendly, supportive and diverse community of postgraduate researchers who come from all over the world.

As well as a lead supervisor who’ll provide guidance and support on your project, you’ll also be associated with one of our research institutes, a small community with whom you’ll interact on a daily basis.


“world-leading” / “internationally excellent”

Submitted research outputs – REF 2021

What is a PhD?

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Kinga Pasko

PhD in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

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Lekha Koria
Student | PhD Mechanical Engineering
I am very fortunate to work with a fantastic team of engineers and scientists that have helped to guide and sculpt my research.