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The Ulverscroft David Owen Award 2020 opens for applications

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists is delighted to open the second Ulverscroft David Owen Award. In memory of David Owen who chaired the Ulverscroft Foundation, the College and the Foundation are offering £500 prize in recognition of high-quality research in paediatric ophthalmology. Last year’s award went to Lola Solebo for her study into IOL implants

Vision UK announce winners of their new awards

The RCOphth is delighted to share the news that Jugnoo Rahi, RCOphth Academic Chair and Lola Solebo won awards alongside a high quality line up of nominations at the Vision UK Forward View Eye Health and Sight Loss Conference held in collaboration with the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) in October 2019. Jugnoo was the winner

RCOphth/Fight for Sight John Lee Primer Fellowship Award 2020 Opens for Applications

Applications are now open for the 2020 John Lee Primer Fellowship Award, presented in partnership with Fight for Sight. The award is open to trainee ophthalmologists who are members of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, to support the pursuit of ophthalmic and vision research. The closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 7 November,

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and The National Institute for Health Research launch the 2019 Researcher of the Year Awards

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and The National Institute for Health Research are pleased to announce the launch of this year’s national award scheme to recognise outstanding contribution to clinical research by fellows /members of the College. Applications are sought from Members and Fellows of the College who are engaged in clinical research in the

British Council for Prevention of Blindness grants available for application

The British Council for Prevention of Blindness (BCPB) was established in 1976 as a registered charity to fund scientific research into blindness prevention and sight restoration. BCPB funds both UK-based and overseas research into the causes of blindness throughout the world. Grants are offered for research projects that further the goals of ‘VISION 2020: The Right