The Midlands Centre for Data-Driven Metrology

Centre for Doctoral Training

The MCDDM Centre for Doctoral Training will provide a pipeline of trained engineers with expertise in digital manufacturing and metrology techniques. Starting in September 2022, a number of positions will be available to those interested in undertaking advanced study and research in these fields.

Doctoral positions are supported by industrial partners of the MCDDM, and supervised by academics of the University of Nottingham, Lougborough University, and Coventry University. Competitive funding for positions will be available to high-quality UK candidates. Standard admission requirements of each University, including academic and language requirements, will apply to these positions. 

Admission requirements and further details:University of Nottingham

Coventry University

Loughborough University


Cohort Activities

In addition to research projects, doctoral students will gain access to academic skills training and industry mentorship. Students will also take part in team building activities, and attend world-class conferences and research events. Cohorts will also take part in outreach activities and will organise an annual CDT conference to present ongoing research topics.

World-leading laboratory environments
Team building activities
International conference attendance
Wide skills training courses

 A list of suggested topics for doctoral study, along with details of the supervising academic(s), can be found on this page. If you are interested in applying for these projects, please contact Bronya Norton as an expression of interest in the first instance.

Send an expression of interest