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BenevolentAI and Group of UK Charities Partner to Find Cure for Blindness

Mar 20

Partnership aims to find a cure for the leading cause of sight loss in the UK – age-related macular degeneration. BenevolentAI and Action Against AMD, a group of UK sight loss charities, have announced their partnership to use BenevolentAI’s technology to find treatments and a potential cure for the leading cause of blindness in the

  • 20 March 2018

AoMRC statement regarding High Court Ruling on Dr Bawa-Garba

Jan 30

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists supports the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges statement regarding the Dr Bawa-Garba High Court case. The statement from the Academy may be read online here:  

  • 30 January 2018

BMA research grants open for online application

Jan 09

The BMA Foundation for Medical Research awards research grants each year (totalling approximately £600,000) to encourage and further medical research in a variety of areas. Applications are invited from doctors and research scientists and can be for either research in progress or prospective research. All BMA Foundation grants are available to apply for online on

  • 9 January 2018

European Board of Ophthalmology recruiting for examiners

Jan 04

With ever-increasing numbers expected to sit the European Board of Ophthalmology exam in 2018, the EBO are seeking to recruit more examiners. All previous EBO examiners that still meet the requirements are only required complete the application form online: New examiners must complete the application form and also include the following: Short motivation letter

  • 4 January 2018

Government consultation on opt-out system for organ and tissue donation

Dec 20

The Government has launched a consultation on a proposal to change the consent for organ and tissue donation to an ‘opt out system’. Although 8 out of 10 people say they would want to donate their organs and tissue after their death, most people never register to be organ donors. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists

  • 20 December 2017