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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 approximately 400 staff, 140 postdoctoral researchers, 230 PhD students and 30 MSc students, working in approximately 120 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.

Bilingualism aids stroke recovery
November 2015
Theirworld Edinburgh Birth Cohort
November 2015
BNA Undergraduate Award
November 2015
Tom Gillingwater promoted to Chair of Anatomy
November 2015
Brain study sheds light on processes that prompt epilepsy seizures
November 2015

Public Christmas Lecture
Rethinking mental illness: broken genes that break convention

Thursday 10th December 2015
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Edinbrugh University Neurological Society
4th National Neuroscience to Neurology Undergraduate Conference
Saturday 6th February 2016
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*New Four Year PhD in Translational Neuroscience now recruiting*
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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