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PhD topics for research students

Find below a list of currently available self-funded PhD topics.

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Few-Shot Medical Segmentation Using Deep Learning
We are seeking a highly motivated and talented candidate for a self-funded PhD position in the field of Few-Shot Medical Segmentation using Deep Learning. This opportunity is ideal for individuals wit...
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Explainable prediction modelling for early detection of risks in multiple long-term conditions using health records data
 Multiple Long-Term conditions (MLTC) are a major healthcare challenge associated with high service utilization and expenditure. In the project, the candidate will help develop robust and explainable ...
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Development and Validation of Security Metrics and Predictive Models for Blockchain Ecosystems
Background: Blockchain technology is a transformative innovation that has the potential to disrupt various sectors including finance, healthcare, and governance. However, with its growing adoption, se...
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Optimising end to end delay in 5G and Beyond networks
End to end delay is an important aspect in communication networks considering diverse applications ranging from healthcare to gaming. End to end delay is due to propagation, transmission, queuing and ...
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Pattern Reconfigurable Antennas for future wireless communication systems
Wireless communication systems expanding at a very high rate with high capacity requirements. Social media applications and life style choices have resulted in very high data rates. Frequency re-use t...
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Design and implementation of Explainable Trustworthy Artificial Intelligent System
Currently, the output of AI does not indicate the route or process the model has taken to obtain that output. So, the developers that developed the model will not be able to concisely conclude nor exp...
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Smart Homes: Intelligent Data Collection and Processing using Lynsyn
Electricity prices are constantly increasing, and household consumer demand response is a field gaining more interest. This allows the user to understand the behaviour of power consumption and therefo...
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Large Language Modeling (LMM) for unstructured dialogues
Language models such as ChatGPT have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their ability to generate human-like text and assist with a wide range of natural language processing tasks. The...
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Unlocking the hosting capacity of renewable energy in distribution power systems
1. Background to the Research The transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources (RES) is a global imperative in the face of climate change. As renewable energy technologies, particularly so...
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Precision control of Nano-fuel production
Storing hydrogen nanobubbles in liquid carriers to produce hydrogen nano-fuels offers significant benefits in terms of efficiency, safety and sustainability. Hydrogen nano-fuels have great potential t...
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