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The Usher Institute works with people, populations and their data to understand and advance the health of individuals and populations through innovative collaborations in a global community.
It sits within the Edinburgh Medical School in the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine at the University of Edinburgh.
Visit us at the Old Medical School in Teviot Place, or at NINE, Edinburgh BioQuarter.
- Usher PhD student team wins Digital Health Product Forge 2020
- Academics join Royal Society of Edinburgh
- Usher Institute Data-Driven Innovation Hub sponsors Digital Health Product Forge 2020
- Collaboration to improve life for ageing population
- Study seeks people with Northern Isles ancestry
- Award Nomination for Scottish Cancer Registry and Intelligence Service (SCRIS)
A selection of upcoming events at the Usher Institute.
Latest publications from the Usher Institute on Edinburgh Research Explorer.
Overview of core research areas within the Usher Institute.
We offer taught degrees both on-campus and online, and research degrees.
Taking a world-leading approach to measuring the global burden of disease, prioritising investments in global health, influencing governance structures and processes, and innovating for global health.
Focusing on the interdisciplinary study of designing, developing and using information technology solutions in healthcare.
Drawing together researchers, clinicians and practitioners from public health, primary care, biomedical and social sciences to improve population health.
Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society
Building on a unique history of social studies of science and medicine to scrutinise the complex social, cultural and technological landscape that characterises contemporary biomedicine and health care.
Read more on the Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society website.
Clinical Trials Unit
Providing an infrastructure to design, plan and deliver clinical research studies across a varied portfolio of clinical specialties and methodologies.
Read more on the ECTU website.
Join our growing team of academics and professional services staff and work in a vibrant, multi-disciplinary environment.