Upcoming Events

Scottish Ultrasound Inaugural Annual Scientific Meeting Mar 08, 2017 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Queen’s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh
2017 Alzheimer's Research UK Conference Mar 14, 2017 - Mar 15, 2017 — Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre
Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory workshop Mar 23, 2017 - Mar 24, 2017 — Liège, Belgium
IMSaT Ian Donald Lecture - Interventional Oncology: the fourth pillar of cancer care Mar 23, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM — Gannochy Trusty Lecture Theatre, Level 7, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee
"Imaging, Innovation and Impact" Industry Day and Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE) official opening ceremony Mar 29, 2017 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow

Overview

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

Our areas of expertise include

  • MRI and advanced techniques
  • PET and SPECT; especially radiochemistry
  • EEG and fMRI
  • 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 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 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