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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.

Physical symmetry is linked to faster reactions
March 2015

Link between autism genes and higher cognitive abilities
March 2015
Edinburgh Anatomy Workshops
March 2015
The Young Investigators Award winner
March 2015


British Neuroscience Association
Festival of Neuroscience 2015
12th - 15th April 2015, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Edinburgh
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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

Donate
Directly
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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