Upcoming Events

MoGlyNet Summer School in PET Imaging and Radiopharmaceutical Development May 08, 2017 - May 09, 2017 — Institute of Medical Sciences, Foresterhill, University of Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD
Pint of Science: A picture of the mind May 16, 2017 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM — The Hug & Pint, 171 Great Western Road, Glasgow
Imaging Cerebral Physiology meeting Jun 08, 2017 - Jun 09, 2017 — CUBRIC, Cardiff, Wales
2017 SINAPSE ASM Jun 16, 2017 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM — Teaching and Learning Centre, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow
cuttingEEG Symposium Jun 19, 2017 - Jun 22, 2017 — Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, University of 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 (SFC), the Chief Scientist Office (CSO), and the six 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 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