The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrative Sensing and Measurement addresses an unmet need for specialist training in innovative sensing and measurement systems in the UK, as identified by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) priorities, Innovate UK (formerly Technology Strategy Board) and European Technology Platform on Smart Systems Integration (EPOSS) .

CDT ISM benefits from a strategic, targeted investment of >£20M from partners to enhance sensing and measurement research capability and in alignment with the complementary, industry-focused Innovation Centre in Sensor and Imaging Systems (CENSIS). This investment provides both the breadth and depth required to provide high quality cohort-based training in sensing across the sciences, medicine and engineering, and into the myriad of sensing applications whilst ensuring PhD supervision by well-resourced internationally leading academics with a passion for sensor science and technology.

CDT ISM is a partnership between The University of Glasgow and The University of Edinburgh. This synergistic partnership with their active sensors-related research collaborations with over 160 companies provides a unique research excellence and capability to provide a dynamic and innovative research programme in sensing and measurement to fuel the development pipeline from initial concept to industrial exploitation.


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