News & Events
A leading expert from UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields is joining forces with researchers from around the world to tackle some of the biggest healthcare challenges in developing countries.
Published: Jul 21, 2017 3:28:33 PM
UCL’s unique Sensory Systems, Technologies and Therapies (SenSyT) programmes unite teaching and research from the Faculty of Brain Sciences to investigate auditory and visual systems and their disorders. Hosted by the Institute of Ophthalmology (IoO) on Monday 26th June 2017, the inaugural SenSyT symposium showcased UCL’s latest cross-disciplinary sensory research. PhD student Assel Kashkenbayeva and Professor Joerg Albert (UCL Ear Institute) give their perspective on the event.
Published: Jul 6, 2017 12:02:39 PM
According to the 2017 Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) rankings by subject, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology is the best place in the world to study ophthalmology.
Published: May 19, 2017 2:24:56 PM
Professor Sobha Sivaprasad from the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital, has been announced as the Editor-in-Chief for Eye Journal.
Published: May 4, 2017 9:49:07 AM
Congratulations to Professor Gary Rubin who has been awarded the Oberdorfer Award in Low Vision Research for 2017.
Published: May 3, 2017 11:00:59 AM
A simple eye test could help solve the biggest global cause of irreversible blindness, glaucoma.
Published: Apr 27, 2017 9:47:41 AM
2017 definitive guide to UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital presentations at ARVO
We always have a big presence at the ARVO annual meeting, and this year is no exception, with over fifty of our researchers presenting their groundbreaking work.
Published: Apr 11, 2017 12:42:35 PM
Congratulations to Institute of Ophthalmology student Dr Rosie Gilbert for being awarded a UCL Provost’s Award for Public Engagement for her project ‘Eating for Eye Health.’
Published: Mar 22, 2017 10:19:49 AM
After receiving a £1m grant from The Allergan Foundation in December 2015, the Institute of Ophthalmology has published an impact report that explains how UCL’s ophthalmic education has been transformed.
Published: Mar 21, 2017 10:51:44 AM
Congratulations to the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology’s Professor Mike Cheetham who has recently been awarded funding by the National Centre for the Replacement Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs).
Published: Mar 17, 2017 9:40:48 AM
Seminars and Events
Dr Mariya Moosajee will be showcasing her innovative research into blinding genetic eye disease as well as tactile art from the BlindArt Collection at Moorfields Eye Hospital in a three-day event.
Starts: Aug 8, 2017 11:00:00 AM
Ophthalmology Seminar Series: Sandra Amor "Oligodendrocyte Stress – a trigger of microglia in Multiple Sclerosis"
A lecture from Professor Sandra Amor, VU University Medical Center, The Netherlands.
Starts: Sep 13, 2017 1:00:00 PM
A lecture from Professor Charles Ffrench-Constant, University of Edinburgh.
Starts: Oct 18, 2017 1:00:00 PM
All Moorfields staff and Institute of Ophthalmology clinicalstaff from all sites are invited to and indeed expected to attend the first truly Trust-wide clinical governance half-day from 9am to 12.30pm on Monday 6th November 2017.
Starts: Nov 6, 2017 9:00:00 AM
Ophthalmology Seminar Series: Marcela Votruba "Mitochondrial fusion/ fission genes and neural plasticity in human eye disease"
A lecture from Professor Marcela Votruba, Head of School, Optometry and Vision Sciences, University of Cardiff.
Starts: Nov 15, 2017 1:00:00 PM