Chief Scientist Office

CSO is part of the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates and our recently published strategy – Delivering Innovation through Research – sets out our strategy launchambition for the next five years and how we can support Scotland to be recognised as a health science nation on the international stage.

Professor Andrew Morris, Chief Scientist, explains the key points.

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.