The University of Edinburgh

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Advanced Care Research Centre

The ACRC is a multi-disciplinary research programme combining research across fields including medicine and other care professions, engineering, informatics, data and social sciences.

Our vision is high‐quality data‐driven, personalised and affordable care that supports the independence, dignity and quality‐of‐life of people in later life living in their own homes and in supported care environments.

Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Systems

The Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Systems  seeks to understand the drivers of food system and planetary health challenges, and drive the development of mutually beneficial solutions through our unique breadth of expertise, holistic approach and strong partnerships.

Usher Institute

We strive to transform health in society by working with people, populations and data. We sit within the Edinburgh Medical School in the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. We are also the Health and Social Care Data-Driven Innovation Hub, part of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

The Usher Institute has four composite centres:

The Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society 

The Centre for Population Health Sciences

The Centre for Global Health

The Centre for Medical Informatics


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