UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


About us

The UCL Institute of Ophthalmology delivers cutting-edge ophthalmic research and education in partnership with Moorfields Eye Hospital. We are part of UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences.

We're always interested to hear from prospective students and potential collaborators – to get in touch, visit our Contact us page.


Our achievements

See some of the discoveries and breakthroughts we've been involved with, in both fundmental and clinical science. 

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Our research

Find out about our cutting-edge translational research themes and projects as well as the teams involved in them. 

Staff Benefits at IoO

Our people

See the Institute's staff and research students, including academics, researchers and administrative staff.  

Resources and services

Our resources

Discover our world-class scientific and academic facilities available to our students and staff.

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Studying at the Insitute

Find out about our extensive education programme and the joint courses we run with Moorfields Education.

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Working at the Institute

Find out about job opportunities, careers and staff benefits, as well as networks and support available. 

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Equality Challenge

Find out what we're doing to promote equality and diversity at al levels of the Institute. 

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Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement

Discover our work to ensure patients and the public are involved in, and informed about, our research.

Find the Institute

UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
11-43 Bath Street
London EC1V 9EL

Moorfields Eye Hospital

City Road Campus
162 City Road
London, EC1V 2PD
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