The Brain Research Imaging Centre has grown from a small academic group working with a MR scanner, to one which includes image analysis & processing, statistics research & online teaching & training.
In 2008, Neuroimaging Sciences was instrumental in attracting major funding for new infrastructure initiatives such as the MRC funded Centre for Cognitive Ageing & Cognitive Epidemiology (CCACE) & has grown significantly with the BRIC facility now having resources to create a substantial increase in:
- Neuroimaging Sciences continued to grow & support many staff & students within the BRIC facility, plus students, post docs & senior research programmers in many other divisions across Edinburgh, including:
- Stroke medicine
- In 2010, we created an online education platform - launching our online Neuroimaging for Research MSc, plus various training tools
- By 2010 we had scanned well over 25,000 subjects for research projects, & was instrumental in attracting major new infrastructure initiatives such as The Clinical Research Imaging Centre (CRIC) which was officially opened on the 29th of October 2010 by HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh & Chancellor of the University.
- In 2013 we expanded our online education courses, by creating the online Imaging MSc plus various short courses delivered by the Edinburgh Imaging Academy.