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Physiotherapy research and PhD programmes

We aim to develop a better understanding of the experience and needs of people living with long term conditions, to develop and test novel approaches to rehabilitation, to refine and improve existing clinical approaches and to enhance the standard of physiotherapy education. 

Research opportunities for students 

Research students are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community. Browse PhD opportunities below and find out about the funding available for students.

Research in Physiotherapy

Find people, projects, groups and publications in Physiotherapy and read more about related research to this area. 

Independent assessment of our research quality (REF 2021)

Research groups and centres


Our funded studentships become available at different times of the year. Please keep checking our page regularly to see the latest funded opportunities. We also advertise all our funded studentships as soon as they become available on the @BrunelResearch twitter account.

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