Clinical Sciences
Queen's Medical Research Institute


The Deanery hosts five Research Centres, a Division of Health Sciences and the Edinburgh Dental Institute.

Close-up of a microscope


Our research centres conduct world class research and offer postgraduate study opportunities.

Postgraduates in laboratory

Postgraduate study

We offer a wealth of opportunities for postgraduate students including Post Graduate programmes, both research and taught, and a wide range of PhD, MD and MSc topics in our world class Research Centres.

Undergraduates in laboratory

Undergraduate study

Information on the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine's undergraduate degree programmes.

Research office space

Support for early career progression

The Deanery of Clinical Sciences wishes to ensure that all early career academic staff should have equitable access to guidance, mentorship and general support.

Institute for Academic Development


Athena Swan Bronze Award

Athena Swan

We strive to promote a culture of respect and inclusion of people from all backgrounds that nurtures excellence, leadership and innovation. The Deanery of Clinical Sciences, jointly with the Deanery of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences, is delighted to have been awarded Athena Swan Bronze status, and to be the first clinical medical school in Scotland to have this honour.

Clinical Sciences building

About us

Our researchers are rated at the top of their field.

Clinical Sciences committees


There are two main committees associated with the Deanery.