Our Institutes and Divisions Within the Faculty of Brain Sciences, our Institutes and Divisions are centres of excellence for our wide ranging research expertise across areas including psychology, psychiatry, ophthalmology, hearing and neuroscience. Division of Psychiatry The Division of Psychiatry is an interdisciplinary centre for research and teaching on mental health and illness. Division of Psychology and Language Sciences The Division of Psychology and Language Sciences focuses on mind, behaviour and language. Ear Institute The Ear Institute brings together academics and clinicians to understand hearing and fight deafness. Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience The Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience focuses on research into the human mind and brain. Queen Square Institute of Neurology The Queen Square Institute of Neurology aims to prevent, treat and cure devastating neurological diseases. Institute of Ophthalmology The Institute of Ophthalmology aims to generate better therapies, diagnostics and knowledge of eye care. Institute of Prion Diseases (MRC Prion Unit at UCL) The Institute of Prion Diseases is one of the world’s leading research centres for the study of prion diseases. UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL The UK DRI operates across seven research centres to lead the UK’s efforts in dementia research. UCL Institute of Mental Health The Institute of Mental Health brings together UCL's interdisciplinary strengths across mental health.