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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. We serve the interests of all members of the neuroscience community, encompassing and supported by the Research Centres and Institutes of the University of Edinburgh and its affiliates. Edinburgh Neuroscience is hosted by the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine at The University of Edinburgh and currently consists of approximately 400 staff, 140 postdoctoral researchers, 230 PhD students and 30 MSc students, working in approximately 120 research laboratories.
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The Roslin Institute shortlisted in WISE Awards
October 2014

Australian NH&MRC Grant Success for CIP Researcher
October 2014
Funding for Edinburgh Working Group on Longitudinal Cohort Studies
October 2014
Wellcome digitises mental health archives as potential new resource
October 2014

Midlothian Science Festival
Science-cinema, discussion events and drop-by stands - come and find us there!
4th - 19th October 2014
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Edinburgh Neuroscience
Autumn School for PhD Students
Wednesday 29th October 2014
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Scottish Dementia Clinical Research Network Symposium
European Perspectives of Dementia Research
23rd October 2014
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The Scottish TSE Network (STN) Annual Symposium
Day 1: Chronic Wasting Disease pathogenesis and transmissibility
Day 2: Amyloidogenesis in vitro and in vivo
10th - 11th November 2014
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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

to Research
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
  • 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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