Division of Psychiatry

Postgraduate research opportunities

Edinburgh offers outstanding research training opportunities for all ambitious young scientists and clinical trainees.

We have a world-class reputation in both clinical and basic neuroscience research and an excellent track record in mentoring and nurturing aspiring academics from PhD through to professorial level.

PhD research opportunities

Our opportunities include:

PsySTAR - the innovative new programme funded by the MRC/MRF

Annual competitions organised by the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences (CCBS)

Neuroscience training through the Doctoral Training Centre in Neuroinformatics and Computational Neuroscience (DTC)

Clinical Neuroscience research training fellowships, through the Edinburgh Clinical Academic Training (ECAT) scheme

Translational Medicine clinical research training fellowships, through the STMTI

 

An opportunity from Oxford University:

Wellcome Doctoral Fellowships for Mental Health Clinicians

Fellowships

We also have an extremely good record in securing Wellcome / MRC Clinical Research Training Fellows, Intermediate and Senior Fellowships, as well as funding from the Health Foundation, Cancer Research UK, and Chief Scientist's Office.

Contact

For more information on PhD opportunities, please contact Professor Andrew McIntosh (Postgraduate Advisor for Psychiatry.)

Andrew McIntosh

Chair of Biological Psychiatry

  • Division of Psychiatry
  • Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

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Information on PsySTAR is available from the PsySTAR website or by contacting Professor Stephen Lawrie.

PsySTAR

Stephen Lawrie

Head of the Division of Psychiatry, Director of PsySTAR

  • Division of Psychiatry
  • Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

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