The Leverhulme Trust - Fellowships
Funds range of fellowships including early career fellowships, international academic fellowships and emeritus fellowships.
William Harvey Research Foundation - Innovation Award
Funds pioneering research that advances the discovery of new medicines.
Retina UK - PhD Studentship
Funds projects and programmes, all of which aim to enhance the understanding of inherited sight loss and inform the development of treatments. Proposals must have direct relevance to macular dystrophies.
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 - Project Grants
Open to non-clinician scientists and clinicians wishing to undertake research in all fields of ophthalmic and vision research.
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 - Primer Fellowship Awards
Awards will be offered to support trainee ophthalmologists, ophthalmic nursing or allied health professional graduates (including optometrists and orthoptists) to undertake ophthalmic and vision research.
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.