CDT Placements

Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training placements

As part of their programme, Horizon CDT students have benefited from a three-month placement with their collaborating Horizon CDT industry partner.  The following partner and collaborating organisations have hosted our PhD students for placements:

    • BBC Research & Development
    • BlueSkeye AI, UK
    • Boots
    • Cambridge University Press
    • Connected Places Catapult
    • Digital Catapult Centre
    • Locision Technology Limited (Hong Kong)
    • Merck Sharpe and Dohme – MSD (Prague)
    • National Videogame Arcade
    • Nottinghamshire County Council – Public Health
    • Ordnance Survey
    • Royal National Institute for Blind People (RNIB)
    • Satelite Applications Catapult
    • Thales Group
    • The People for Change Foundation (Malta)
    • Transport Systems Catapult
    • Unilever
    • University of Cambridge – Trustworthy Technologies SRI
    • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (United States)

Horizon CDT placement case studies


Horizon DTC placements [internships]

Doctoral students who commenced their PhD within Horizon between 2009 and 2013 carried out their three month placement [internship] within mutually agreed organisations of high relevance and value to their research. Example hosts include:

    • BBC
    • Blast Theory
    • City Arts Nottingham
    • Experian
    • Footfalls and Heartbeats
    • Horizon Digital Economy Research – The University of Nottingham
    • International Institute of Information Technology – Bangalore
    • Meiji University (Japan)
    • Microsoft Research
    • Network Rail
    • Not on the High Street
    • Orbit RRI
    • Ordnance Survey
    • Telefonica I&D
    • The British Library
    • The Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • The Insight Lab
    • The World Bank
    • Transport Systems Catapult
    • University College London
    • University of East Anglia
    • University of Southern Denmark.