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2017 Ophthalmology Honours open for entry

Bayer’s awards programme, Ophthalmology Honours, is open for entry for a third year running. The awards programme is designed to recognise and celebrate, on an annual basis, the outstanding work being carried out by multi-disciplinary teams in ophthalmology throughout the UK. Supported by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and Visionary, a membership

Interested in mentoring an overseas ophthalmologist?

The Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium, funded by the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust is currently supporting the sub-specialty training of many ophthalmologists from low and middle-income countries. Many of these individuals are from African countries who are spending a year in a major Indian training centre. The programme is coordinated by the International Centre for

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers – Ruskell Medal and Masters Medal 2017

The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers’ Ruskell and Masters medals are now open for application for 2017, The Ruskell Medal will be awarded to the first named author of the best paper in ophthalmology or visual science for studies undertaken within the UK and published between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017. The Masters Medal will

BMA Humanitarian Fund 2017 now open for application

Doctors seeking financial support to make a difference to health in low-income countries can now apply to the BMA humanitarian fund. Applications to the 2017 fund, which supports doctors looking to help those in need abroad with travel and accommodation costs, are now under way. The fund is open to NHS employees involved in projects

RCOphth and NIHR Researcher of the Year Awards

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and The National Institute for Health Research are pleased to announce the launch of a new national award scheme to recognise outstanding contribution to clinical research by Fellows/ Members of the College. The RCOphth/ NIHR clinical researcher of the year award is launched this year, commemorating 10 years of the