Brain Sciences


Research strengths

Within the Faculty of Brain Sciences, our research spans the full spectrum of discovery science through experimental medicine, to disease prevention and the delivery of new treatments and therapies. Find out about our four main research themes.
Brain Sciences

Neurodegeneration and neuroprotection

Our research into neurodegenerative diseases focuses on understanding the underlaying processes of these conditions.

Understanding behaviour

Mental health

Our research into mental health combines initiatives between neuroscience, psychiatry and clinical psychology.

influencing behaviour

Understanding and influencing behaviour

Our research into the behavioural and cognitive sciences looks at understanding complex behaviours of individuals and groups.

Ear Institute

Sensory systems

Our research into sensory systems brings together our expertise in audition, vision and cognition.