Ophthalmology

Versus Arthritis / Fight for Sight - PhD Studentship 

Abstract applications are now invited for a PhD Studentship co funded by Fight for Sight to address arthritis and visual impairment. This includes, but is not limited to Bechet’s Syndrome, Giant cell arteritis and Sjögren's syndrome. Any research relevant to inflammation and uveitis are also welcomed. The proposed project must aim to stop or reduce sight loss.
Award programme/theme
Studentship / PhD support
Funding amount range
£250,001 to £500,000
Maximum duration
3 years
Submission deadline

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.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Submission deadline

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.
Award programme/theme
Studentship / PhD support
Funding amount range
£50,001 to £100,000
Maximum duration
3 years
Submission deadline

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.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000
Maximum duration
1 year

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.
Award programme/theme
Research support grant
Funding amount range
Under £50,000

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.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£50,001 to £100,000
Maximum duration
3 years