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College Research Activities

An important part of the College’s activity is to promote research and provide research training. Research is particularly the remit of the Academic Sub-Committee and Scientific Committee.

The Annual College Congress and courses and events throughout the year provide research training and opportunities to learn about research.

The College awards research prizes and fellowships including:

  • The John Lee Academic Primer Fellowship (in conjunction with Fight for Sight)
  • The Nettleship Medal
  • RCOphth/NIHR Researcher of the Year Award
  • Ulverscroft/RCOphth Paediatric Ophthalmology Award