17 March 2020
The RCPCH/NPPG Medicines Committee has recently been informed of a severe adverse reaction in a six-month old child with anisocoria who had been administered apraclonidine 1% to help exclude Horner syndrome.
William Harvey Research Foundation - Innovation Award
Funds pioneering research that advances the discovery of new medicines.
Retina UK - Project Grant
Funding for high quality research projects looking at the causes, potential treatments and potential cure for all forms of inherited retinal disease.
Child Protection Evidence is a resource available for clinicians across the UK and internationally to inform clinical practice, child protection procedures and professional and expert opinion in the legal system. This systematic review evaluates the literature on abusive and non-abusive retinal find...
Surveillance of childhood visual impairment and blindness in the UK (excluding Republic of Ireland) ≤18 years of age concluded in October 2016. It is hoped that the findings from this study will inform planning of prevention and treatment strategies and targeting of screening; ‘map’ clinical and pub...
Fight for Sight - PhD Studentships
Provides a grant of up to £100,000 to support the training of a graduate student to take up a career in ophthalmic and vision research and leading to the presentation of a PhD.
Fight for Sight - Small Grants Award
Funds clinical research studies in the field of ophthalmology and vision science. Offers competitive funding to support small feasibility studies and facilitate the generation of preliminary data. The aim is to make novel research ideas more competitive for larger follow-on funding.
British Council for Prevention of Blindness - Research Mentorship Awards
These aim to build research links between hospitals and universities in developing countries and UK universities or NHS Trusts, with the goal of building research capacity. Awarded to enable applicants from developing countries with a colleague or mentor in the UK to work together to develop a research project.
British Council for Prevention of Blindness - Research Grants
Grants are offered for research projects that further the goals of ‘VISION 2020: The Right to Sight’. Research grants are available to clinicians, scientists or epidemiologists for 'pump-priming' to develop their research ideas and generate pilot data to facilitate a future application for a substantial grant or to provide funding for a non-clinical PhD or DrPH studentship.
British Council for Prevention of Blindness - Fellowships
Funds fellowships leading to the award of PhD or MD to further the goals of VISION 2020.