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Welcome to Edinburgh Neuroscience

The mission of Edinburgh Neuroscience is to integrate basic and clinical research in order to drive the fundamental genetic, cellular, organ, systems and computational neuroscience underpinning pathogenesis into mechanistic understanding, future diagnostics and therapeutics of important diseases of the nervous system. Edinburgh Neuroscience is hosted by the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and currently consists of over 500 staff working in approximately 170 research laboratories.
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In the REF2014 Edinburgh Neuroscience was rated 3rd in the UK for Overall Research Power (THE, Dec15), which takes account of the breadth and quality of our research, it's societal impact and the quality of our research environment. We work hard to provide a dynamic, supportive and creative environment for our researchers and this is reflected in a maximum 100% 4* (world-leading) score for our research environment.

Prof Joanna Wardlaw in Stroke Association News
October 2016
Shaw Prize Award ceremony
September 2016
Cancer Research UK Boost for Brain Tumor Research
October 2016
Simone Meddle promoted to Professor of Behavioural Neuroendocrinology
September 2016

Edinburgh Neuroscience
Autumn School for PhD Students
Wednesday 2nd November 2016
more info
Scottish TSE Network
Neurodegeneration and the 3Rs: Models, Mechanisms & Resources
Tuesday 6th December 2016
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BSc (Honours) Neuroscience course
MSc Neuroscience programmes
Distance learning MSc's
PhD opportunities
Jobs/Academic positions

Neuroresearchers Fund (University of Edinburgh only)
Henderson Scholarships for Summer work

click here for more information on all neuroscience-related opportunities at Edinburgh

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We have many large neuroscience disease-related projects currently undertaking cutting edge research at The University of Edinburgh. You can now make donations direct to some of these research projects should you wish:
  • Autism, Fragile X Syndrome and Intellectual Disabilities
  • Depression and Resilience
  • Epilepsy
  • Healthy Ageing, Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
  • Motor Neurone Disease
  • Stroke
click here for more information about these projects and how to donate directly

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