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Small grant, big impact?

Announcing 2023/24’s Small Grants Awards

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19 July 2024

Research Appreciation Day: why early-stage eye research is so important

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05 July 2024

New alternatives to human corneal transplants?

For every 70 people needing a transplant, only 1 cornea is available. Researchers are exploring alternatives to hopefully reduce the need for human cornea donations.

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27 June 2024

Spring Newsletter

Read Forward Vision, our 2024 Spring Newsletter.

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30 May 2024

ARVO Attendees 2024

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) holds an annual meeting in which vision scientists at all stages of their careers are invited to share their latest research. We have awarded a travel grant to five researchers in order to aid them in attending the event, which this year takes place in Seattle, Washington, and presenting their research.

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03 May 2024

Announcing 2023/24’s PhD Studentships

Each year we award grants to support supervisors and their students, as they lead to a PhD qualification and ideally, an exciting career in vision research. This year we have awarded £412,900 to three supervisors at University of Manchester, St George’s, University of London and Northumbria University, to build capacity in vision research.

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22 April 2024

Announcing 2023/24’s Zakarian Award-Winners

Each year the Zakarian Awards are announced, whereby Fight for Sight / Vision Foundation and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) award early-stage ophthalmologists the means to conduct research to further cures and treatments for sight loss. This year a total of £73,394 has been awarded to three individuals to gather pilot data, learn research skills and explore their potential as vision researchers. Below we explore who they are and what they’ll be working on.

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22 April 2024

Volunteer to cheer on our London Marathon Runners

Would you like to cheer for our runners at the London Marathon? We are very excited to get together at the marathon this year especially and will be supporting runners across Fight for Sight and Vision Foundation.

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18 March 2024

Revamp of UK-wide research tool could transform care of rare eye conditions

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29 February 2024

Five ways we’re funding research into rare eye conditions: Rare Disease Day

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28 February 2024