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


Learning and training resources for imaging research


SINAPSE eLearning website

Ten online modules developed by SINAPSE experts from around Scotland explain in non-technical ways how medical imaging techniques work and what they can be used for. The courses are freely available and cover the following topics:

  • MRI Safety
  • MRI Basics
  • Advanced MRI
  • Clinical MRI
  • PET and SPECT Clinical
  • PET and SPECT Biological
  • PET and SPECT Technical
  • CT - Technique and Applications
  • Ultrasound - Technique and Applications
  • Electrophysiology - Brain, Ears, and Eyes

Edinburgh Imaging Academy short courses

In addition to online Masters courses (including Neuroimaging for Research MSc/Dip/Cert and Imaging MSc/Dip/Cert), the University of Edinburgh offers online short courses and interactive training tools through Edinburgh Imaging Academy.


Royal Society of Edinburgh Quiz-A-Whiz

This YouTube series invites school pupils to submit questions to speakers, academics, and professionals in an ‘Ask the Expert’ style project. The following episodes have featured SINAPSE members:

More SINAPSE-related videos can be viewed here


Other online resources

Questions and Answers in MRI

fMRI 4 Newbies tutorials