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Institute’s researcher forum The Hub passes milestone for sign ups

The Epilepsy Research Institute launched The Hub last year to help convene, connect and capacity build the epilepsy research ecosystem. Over 430 researchers have since joined the forum – which equates to over two thirds of the UK’s epilepsy researchers, in addition to international colleagues. To mark this milestone, we’re sharing more about The Hub […]

Farnell hold 20th Golf Day in aid of the Epilepsy Research Institute

Electronics company Farnell have held their 20th Golf Day in aid of the Epilepsy Research Institute. Last night, our Chief Executive, Rosemarie Pardington, and Events & Community Fundraising Manager, James Gaydon, were delighted to attend the event in Leeds and formerly gave their sincere thanks to the Farnell’s team and sponsors for their generosity and […]

Survey deadline extended: final chance to shape the work of the Institute

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11TH JUNE FINAL CHANCE TO HAVE YOUR SAY AND SHAPE THE WORK OF THE INSTITUTE The survey aims to assess the current capacity in epilepsy research and help us to gain a better understanding of the research ecosystem. There are an estimated 600 researchers currently working in epilepsy in the UK – […]

Six PhD Studentships open for applications: Epilepsy Research Institute North West Doctoral Training Centre 

The Epilepsy Research Institute’s newly-awarded Doctoral Training Centre is now recruiting students to complete PhDs relating to cognition in epilepsy. The North West Doctoral Training Centre, based at the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester, aims to improve our understanding of the effects that epilepsy and anti-seizure medications have on cognition in people with epilepsy and […]

Job vacancy: Chief Scientific Officer

The Epilepsy Research Institute is recruiting for the key strategic role of Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). This new position will help shape and deliver the Institute’s research strategy. The CSO is a key senior executive level appointment taking responsibility, and a lead role, in seeking and securing a wide range of strategic partnerships with relevant […]

Reception held with Young Epilepsy to celebrate the promise of research

Earlier this week, the Epilepsy Research Institute and Founding Partner, Young Epilepsy, held a Reception at The Francis Crick Institute to celebrate the promise of research and the Institute’s 2024 Research Awards. During the jam-packed programme, we heard from people affected by epilepsy, researchers, clinicians and experts in the fields who showcased the cutting edge […]

Record £2million investment in 2024 Research Awards

This National Epilepsy Week, the Epilepsy Research Institute is proud to announce a record research investment of over £2 million, as part of our 2024 Research Awards. Thanks to the generosity and dedication of our supporters, this is our biggest-ever annual investment. This year’s Research Awards are focused on supporting early career researcher and will […]

National Epilepsy Week: The Promise of Research 

This National Epilepsy Week, we are thrilled to announce we will be celebrating our 2024 Research Awards in a new Epilepsy Research Institute Insights webinar. The session will highlight the many pioneering new projects made possible this year by you – our supporters. On Wednesday 5th June we’ll hear from the Institute’s 2024 research awardees, […]