UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in
Artificial Intelligence for Biomedical Innovation

We are Training Inter-Disciplinary Scientists to Innovate in Biomedical Artificial Intelligence Research

The greatest challenge to realising the potential of artificial intelligence in the biomedical domain is its translation into real-world use. We have co-created an AI Centre for Doctoral Training in Biomedical Innovation (AI4BI) to produce inter-disciplinary researchers with both technical skills and domain knowledge, and with experience delivering innovation into the public and private sectors.


We will shortly be advertising our fully funded PhD projects for September 2024 entry.

Please complete our expression of interest form and sign-up to our mailing list. We will keep you informed of progress and let you know when applications are open.


The CDT in AI4BI is hosted in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh.

Students will be based in the award winning Informatics Forum & Bayes Centre buildings alongside a vibrant community of over 280 academic and research staff and over 2000 taught and research students. We are the largest computing science department in the UK and one of the largest in Europe.


You will undertake innovative research co-designed with external patterns to meet real world challenges.

Our research is organised into four research themes. AI for Biomedical Innovation in :-

  • Genomic Medicine
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Biomedical & Health Informatics

Find out more about our research themes here.


You will be trained across a wide range of topics in artificial intelligence, biomedical & health science, high performance computation & software engineering, and responsible innovation & entrepreneurship

Find out more about the structure of our training program here.

Expression of Interest

We are in the process of setting up the CDT. Please feel free to express your interest in applying to the program by clicking the button below and completing the form. This also gives you the option to sign up to our mailing list so that you can stay informed with CDT developments.

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