Division of Psychiatry
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About the Division

Useful information and links for visitors, current and prospective staff & students, and the public.

The Division of Psychiatry at the University of Edinburgh undertakes research and teaching in all aspects of psychiatry.

It is one of the three Divisions of the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences [CCBS] (Deanery of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine).

It is also part of Edinburgh Neuroscience, which forms an umbrella for all neuroscience-related activity at the University of Edinburgh.


Staff and students in the Division of Psychiatry

The Division of Psychiatry is part of the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences (CCBS). Please visit the CCBS People pages for listings of our Principal Investigators, staff and students.


The primary location is Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside Park, Edinburgh, EH10 5HF.

Other members of the Division of Psychiatry are based at the Western General Hospital and at the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People, Edinburgh BioQuarter. See more at CCBS locations.

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Prospective staff and students


All new staff positions in the Division of Psychiatry are advertised on the University of Edinburgh recruitment portal.


Information for prospective students can be found on the University 'Study' pages and the CCBS Postgraduate Study pages.

Note that all Psychiatry undergraduate teaching is part of a degree in Medicine.

For postgraduate degrees, we offer an MScR and a PhD.

Current staff and students

Find useful information on the CCBS Staff & Students Only pages (secured) (EASE login protected)


Interested in our research?

Subscribe to the Edinburgh Mental Health YouTube channel. More videos will be added soon!

Subscribe to the mailing list for our Special Lecture Series: please email the PA to the Head of Division.

Follow our news and events on the Edinburgh Neuroscience website.


Sources of support for mental health

We regret we cannot provide advice to individuals about their health or treatment.

For information on mental health support please visit NHS Inform.