Usher Institute

News 2020

A selection of news from the Usher Institute in 2020.

Usher PhD student team wins Digital Health Product Forge 2020

Unalome team celebrate their win
Usher PhD student Holly Tibble and her team wins the Digital Health Product Forge 2020

Academics join Royal Society of Edinburgh

Professors Guthrie and Murray with RSE logo
Two members of Usher Institute have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Usher Institute Data-Driven Innovation Hub sponsors Digital Health Product Forge 2020

Join Europe’s largest annual digital health & care hackathon on February 20-23, 2020.

Collaboration to improve life for ageing population

​​​​​​​The University of Edinburgh and Legal & General have announced a major partnership to improve understanding of care in later life and to revolutionise how it is delivered.

Study seeks people with Northern Isles ancestry

People with at least two grandparents who were born in Orkney or Shetland are being asked to join a genetic study aimed at improving medical treatments.

Award Nomination for Scottish Cancer Registry and Intelligence Service (SCRIS)

The Scottish Cancer Registry and Intelligence Service (SCRIS) receives nomination in Holyrood’s sixth annual Digital Health & Care Awards.