Centre for Inflammation Research

Videos & Resources

Look here for some resources and video content that might be of interest to you or your school.

Immune memory and the coronavirus

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In partnership with the British Society for Immunology, the Centre for Inflammation Research presents a three-part animated series on the human immune system and how immune memories form in response to infections like coronavirus.

Endometriosis : A hidden condition

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The Centre for Inflammation Research studies endometriosis in collaboration with the Centre for Reproductive Health at the University. This animation explains experiences of endometriosis, what it is and where to get support.

IRR Discovery Series

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Our Discovery Series from across the Institute for Regeneration and Repair (IRR), including CIR, tells the story of research discoveries making an important contribution to the science of tissue and inflammation in the body.


Different Supercytes cells, including natural killer cell
A new schools resource on inflammation and immunology.

STEM Clubs Online

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In collaboration with staff and students across the BioQuarter, CIR has produced a series of instruction videos to accompany activities from our online STEM Club series.

Home learning resources

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Useful resources for supporting children in their home learning, collected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Primary school online resources for "The Mould that Changed the World"

Mould that Changed the World
This innovative public engagement project "The Mould that Changed the World" is a musical which harnesses the power of music and drama to raise awareness of the important health crisis of antimicrobial resistance.

Let's Talk About Health: Understanding Disease

A broad range of recorded public talks by researchers in the Centre from the Let's Talk About Health series.

Inaugural lectures

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Videos of public lectures given by CIR Professors or Chairs newly appointed by the University

Save a Life For Scotland

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Starting CPR saves lives, at least doubling the chances of survival. So let's be ready! We're asking you to say "I'll do it" and be one of the 500,000 people in Scotland getting trained in CPR.

Research in a Nutshell

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One minute videos explaining what researchers are investigating