Upcoming Events

TOPIM ("hot TOPics in IMaging") 2018: Imaging Metabolism Jan 21, 2018 - Jan 26, 2018 — L'Ecole de Physique des Houches, France
SINAPSE Molecular Imaging PET/SPECT focus group meeting Feb 05, 2018 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM — Carnegie Lecture Theatre (C3-05), Joseph Black Building, School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow
'Let's Talk About Health' free public lecture Feb 21, 2018 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM — Wellcome Auditorium, Queen’s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh
British Cardiovascular Imaging 2018 May 02, 2018 - May 04, 2018 — John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh
Medical Image Understanding and Analysis Conference 2018 Jul 09, 2018 - Jul 11, 2018 — University of Southampton, England

Overview

SINAPSE is a consortium of seven Scottish universities; Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews, Stirling, and Strathclyde. It has been established with funding from the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), the Chief Scientist Office (CSO), and the partner Universities.

Our areas of expertise include

  • MRI and advanced techniques
  • PET and SPECT; especially radiochemistry
  • EEG and fMRI (cognitive neuroimaging)
  • Imaging trials
  • Partnership working

The first phase of funding for SINAPSE (2007-2014) included a Graduate School between the Universities with support for 24 PhD studentships, a number eventually increased to 45 through subsequent successful funding bids, particularly the SPIRIT programme. Also supported were the appointment of SINAPSE Chairs in imaging related disciplines and post-doctoral research fellows. Network administration was led from the University of Edinburgh. A searchable database of publications from the first phase of SINAPSE can be viewed here. A final report for the first phase of SINAPSE can be viewed here.

The current phase of funding for SINAPSE (2015-2019) carries forward the focus on research, knowledge exchange, and education in medical imaging. Whereas activities in the first phase of SINAPSE were largely restricted to the original six partner Universities because of the structure of the network at the time, SINAPSE membership is now open to all imaging researchers around Scotland. Network administration is led from the University of Glasgow.

 

    Joining SINAPSE

    If you are a researcher working in medical imaging in Scotland and would like to join SINAPSE, please click on this link

    JISC Mailing Lists

    To sign up for a SINAPSE mailing list, please click on this link

    General Enquiries

    To contact SINAPSE, email Dr Kristin Flegal