Chief Scientist Office

CSO are part of the Scottish Government Health Directorates. Our vision is to support and increase the level of high-quality health research conducted in Scotland. This is for the health and financial benefits of our population so that Scotland is recognised globally as a ‘come to place’ for health science.

This website contains information about all aspects of the work of CSO which encompasses awarding grants and fellowships, funding research units, supporting all research in NHSScotland through NRS (NHS Research Scotland), contributing to UK-wide research programmes managed by NETSCC, encouraging industry funded research and fostering a research culture in NHSScotland.

Our latest news is available in the news bar on the right hand side or via our twitter  @CSO_Scotland