UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


About us

The UCL Institute of Ophthalmology is world-leading for research and teaching in ophthalmology and biomedical science. We deliver advanced ophthalmic research and education in partnership with Moorfields Eye Hospital.

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At the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology (IoO), we have a long-standing partnership with Moorfields Eye Hospital. Together, we represent the largest co-located site for eye research, education and care in the world. 

We offer a range of programmes and short courses designed to help you advance your career in eye care, as well as a Bioscience Entrepreneurship MSc aimed at life science graduates looking to learn about the business of biotech.

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Our mission and vision

Read about the goals and purpose of our work at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.

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Be inspired

Some highlights from activities, lectures and initiatives at our institute. 

Working at the IoO

Working with us

Job opportunities, careers and staff benefits, as well as networks and support.

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Why study with us?

We offer a research and teaching environment ranked as world-leading. We are the largest co-located site for eye research, education and care in the world.

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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.

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Services and partnerships

View our unique scientific and academic facilities available to our students and staff.

Find us

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

If you are looking for our partner Moorfields Eye Hospital

City Road Campus
162 City Road
London, EC1V 2PD
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