Discover PhD opportunities in biomedical engineering, cybernetics and electronic engineering.
Why study with us?
Make fascinating discoveries that address important healthcare challenges. Benefit from our interdisciplinary links and purpose-built research facilities.
Fees and funding
The University allocates around 150 entry awards each year in PhD studentships and bursaries, so there are many ways to access PhD funding.
How we support you
You'll receive support from the School of Biological Sciences and the Graduate School, which is the University of Reading's hub for all doctoral activity.
Our research focuses on understanding the brain and designing technology to manage diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and epilepsy, and improve longevity and health.
Life in the Department
Our students are publishing in high-impact journals, presenting at international conferences, organising outreach activities and making a difference in society.
Meet the team
Our community of staff includes internationally renowned academics, recognised for the excellence of their teaching and research.