Upcoming Events

Edinburgh UK DRI centre launch symposium Apr 11, 2018 - Apr 12, 2018 — Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, Edinburgh
Scottish Dementia Research Consortium Annual Conference 2018 Apr 23, 2018 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Radisson Blu, 301 Argyle St, Glasgow
British Cardiovascular Imaging 2018 May 02, 2018 - May 04, 2018 — John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh
2nd SINAPSE Psychology meeting May 08, 2018 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM — Yudowitz Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow
2nd PET is Wonderful International Meeting May 14, 2018 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Wellcome Auditorium/Fyfe Rooms, Queen’s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh



SINAPSE has awarded funding for five PhD studentships on imaging-related research projects in partnership with external organisations, starting in 2016.

Prediction models of dementia risk from brain MR images and proxies of cognitive reserve

PhD in Medical Imaging at University of Aberdeen



Shaun Stone


Professor Alison Murray, University of Aberdeen

Dr Roger Staff, NHS Grampian

Professor Joanna Wardlaw, University of Edinburgh

Professor Craig Ritchie, University of Edinburgh

Dr Robin Wolz, IXICO

Partner organisation: IXICO

Assessing neurodegeneration of the retina and brain with ultra-widefield retinal imaging

PhD in Neuroscience at University of Edinburgh


Emma Pead


Dr Tom MacGillivray, University of Edinburgh

Professor Manuel Trucco, University of Dundee

Dr Alan Fleming, Optos

Professor Bal Dhillon, University of Edinburgh

Partner organisation: Optos

Measuring and modeling haemodynamics and vessel stiffness in arterial disease and endovascular treatment

PhD at University of Dundee


Claire Fitton


Professor Graeme Houston, University of Dundee

Professor Peter Hoskins, University of Edinburgh

Dr Rose Ross, NHS Tayside

Dr Pankaj Pankaj, University of Edinburgh

Partner organisation: Vascular Flow Technologies

Automated analysis tools for assessing the vasculature in imaging for acute stroke

PhD at University of Glasgow


Marta Guarisco


Professor Keith Muir, University of Glasgow

Dr Ian Poole, Toshiba Medical Visualization Systems

Partner organisation: Toshiba Medical Visualization Systems

Neuroimaging In The Real World: Enhancing Elite Sports Performance With Mobile EEG

PhD in Psychology at University of Stirling

Student: Georgia Alexandrou


Professor David Donaldson, University of Stirling

Partner organisation: sportscotland