UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


About the Institute

The UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology was established in 1950, merged with UCL in 1997, and is a key component of the Faculty of Brain Sciences at UCL. The Institute has eight academic Departments, which encompass clinical and basic research within each theme. In parallel, there are currently six Divisions representing professional affiliations.

Our mission

The mission is to translate neuroscience discovery research into treatments for patients with neurological diseases.

The Institute has a significant postgraduate teaching and training portfolio, with nearly 500 graduate students at Queen Square. The Institute employs just over 750 staff, and hosts just under 300 honorary & visiting staff, spread over a complex and large estate comprising of over 15 buildings. The Institute currently holds 627 active research projects, totalling £304 million. Our annual turnover is £85 million. 

There are 130 Principal Investigators at IoN, including: 113 professors/ professorial research associates and 25 emeritus professors; 11 Fellows of the Royal Society; 29 Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences; 1 Nobel Prize winner.

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