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Doctoral Training Programmes

The University of Liverpool currently participates in a range of Doctoral Training Programmes designed to support the training and development of the next generation of researchers.

The Programmes (including Centres for Doctoral Training and Doctoral Training Partnerships) are supported by a range of funders including the UK Research Councils, The Wellcome as well as the university itself. Being part of a Doctoral Training Programme means you’ll benefit from being part of a community of leading researchers and develop a broad ranges of skills and knowledge that can be applied across a wide variety of careers within and outside of academia.

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Humanities and Social Sciences

Doctoral Training Programmes in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Science and Engineering

Science and Engineering

Doctoral Training Programmes in the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

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Health and Life Sciences

Doctoral Training Programmes in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

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Doctoral Network in Technologies for Healthy Ageing

Training the next generation of physical scientists and engineers to develop novel technologies and devices to address the challenges faced by older people.

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Doctoral Network in AI for Future Digital Health

Equipping students to take up rewarding careers within the domain of AI and Digital Health

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Doctoral Training Centre in Next-Generation Materials Chemistry

Training PhD graduates at the interface of physical science, AI, data science, and robotics to create the leaders in data-enabled science.

Doctoral Training Centre in Biofilms Innovation, Technology and Engineering

Training PhD researchers at the interface of Physical and Life Sciences to understand the behaviour of biofilms, which are central to the global challenges of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), Health, Food Security, Clean Water and Energy.