PhD opportunities in SoftLab

We welcome enquiries from candidates looking to undertake PhD study in SoftLab.  Current opportunities include funded PhD positions in any areas of soft robotics, with particular interest in those highlighted below:

  • Bio-inspired robotics
  • Smart materials
  • Bio-intergative robotics
  • Soft robotics for healthcare
  • Wearable robotics
  • Emodied intelligence and morphological computation
  • Tactile and human-robot interaction
  • Energy autonomy
  • Edible and biodegradable robots

Some of these funded PhD positions have closing dates early in January 2018.  Note that you must approach your potential supervisor and have completed the whole application some days before these deadlines:

China Scholarship Council: Deadline 15 January 2018

Engineering scholarships: Deadline 22 January 2018


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