Funded PhD Studentship Opportunity

As part of the SPRINT-MND/MS programme we are delighted to announce the opportunity to apply for a funded PhD position. These projects are a network of PhD studentships across Scotland designed to promote research into all aspects of motor neurone disease & multiple sclerosis.

Our project is entitled: What are the consequences of reducing the hypermetabolic rate in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis? Further details are available at

The deadline for applications is 20th January 2017 and anyone interested in applying should get in touch with us :


Grant success

We have been awarded grant funding from the Alzheimer’s Research UK Scotland Network to undertake a study entitled “The psychological and physiological impact of Adaptive Interaction in advanced dementia”. This is a collaborative venture with Dr Maggie Ellis at the University of St Andrews and we look forward to undertaking this exciting project. imgres