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 740 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 602 active research projects, totalling £275 million. Our annual turnover is £85 million.

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