Epilepsy Research UK is the only charity exclusively dedicated to driving and enabling life changing, life saving research into epilepsy

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The ERUK office is currently closed: Please be aware that our shared office space has been closed following advice regarding the spread of the coronavirus. The ERUK team will therefore be home-working until further notice and will not be able to access letters or invoices sent in the post. The best way to contact us is via email: [email protected]  or via our social media channels. Thank you and stay safe.


Oliver is 9 years old and his father Steve has very kindly offered to share their story in the hope of helping others and to show that there may be light at the end of the tunnel for anyone who is diagnosed with epilepsy.

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“I think we’re on the cusp of a revolution…”

In this film, ERUK researchers and supporters speak about their hopes for the future of epilepsy research.

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Jean left a significant gift in her Will to ERUK in 2019. In life, Jean experienced the impact living with epilepsy can have – with a daughter who was profoundly affected.

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At a reception held on May 20th at the Royal Society to launch National Epilepsy Week, we announced grant funding of over £1 million across ten research projects all over the UK.

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What an amazing day Team ERUK had at the 2019 London Marathon. 14 amazing runners taking on this iconic challenge for Epilepsy Research UK and a fantastic cheering squad

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On 14th and 15th March 2019, 50 world-leading experts in epilepsy and neurodevelopmental disorder research were brought together by ERUK for our 12th

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