About us

The School of Clinical Sciences has a long held international research reputation.

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In the most recent UK Research Assessment Exercise, Clinical Medicine was rated top out of 28 submissions in the whole UK.

We also play an integral role in the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Where to find us

The majority of staff are at the Little France site which comprises The Chancellor’s Building, The Queen's Medical Research Institute and the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine, which have state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities and are adjacent to the new Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and the proposed biomedical research park, Edinburgh BioQuarter.

Other sites include the Edinburgh Sick Children’s Hospital, Lauriston Building at Lauriston Place (where the Edinburgh Dental Institute is located), the Western General Hospital and Royal Edinburgh Hospital.


Role Name Phone Email
Head of School Professor Hilary Critchley +44 (0) 131 242 6858 head.scs@ed.ac.uk
School Administrator Andrea Scott +44 (0) 131 242 6355 andrea.scott@ed.ac.uk
School Finance Manager Gillian Cameron +44 (0) 131 242 6350 gillian.cameron@ed.ac.uk
School Postgraduate Manager Helen Carolan-Cullion +44 (0) 131 242 2082 helen.cullion@ed.ac.uk
School HR Administrator Kirsty Ainscough +44 (0) 131 242 6357 kirsty.ainscough@ed.ac.uk
School Administrative Secretary Pamela Lennox +44 (0) 131 242 6356 pamela.lennox@ed.ac.uk
School office address

School of Clinical Sciences

The Chancellor's Building

49 Little France Crescent


EH16 4SA

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