UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


WVUK network - find help through our connections

Find useful links and contacts through various Societies, Charities, Grant Bodies and Journals in Vision and Eye Health

Connection, connection, connection...

Not sure if your manuscript is suitable for the journal you want? Would like some insights on a charity strategy? Hesitating about joining a society? Want to know what happens in grant committees? This is what our network is for!  Just scroll below to the section of interest, and find the contact- we'll keep adding!


Perception and i-Perception (http://journals.sagepub.com/home/ipe) - contact Sophie (s.m.wuerger@liverpool.ac.uk)

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (https://www.healio.com/ophthalmology/journals/jops) - contact Annegret (Annegret.Dahlmann-noor@moorfields.nhs.uk)

PlosOne - contact Annegret (Annegret.Dahlmann-noor@moorfields.nhs.uk)

Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/15824934) - contact Luminita (Luminita.Paraoan@liverpool.ac.uk)

The British and Irish Orthoptic Journal (https://www.bioj-online.com) - contact Jill (j.carlton@sheffield.ac.uk

Diabetic Medicine - stats - (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/14645491) - contact Irene (irene.stratton@nhs.net)

Strabismus (https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/istr20) - contact Fiona (rowef@liverpool.ac.uk)

Vision (http://www.mdpi.com/journal/vision) and Journal of Vision - contact Julie (jh81@st-andrews.ac.uk)

Acuity (https://www.college-optometrists.org/acuity-resource/make-your-voice-hea...) - contact Tamsin (Tamsin.Callaghan@city.ac.uk)


Vision Science Society (https://www.visionsciences.org/) - contact Sophie (s.m.wuerger@liverpool.ac.uk)

ARVO - AMPC Biochemistry/Molecular Biology section (https://www.arvo.org/) - contact Luminita (Luminita.Paraoan@liverpool.ac.uk)

ISER - Retinal Cell Biology Section (http://www.iser.org/)- contact Luminita (Luminita.Paraoan@liverpool.ac.uk)

UK Eye Genetic Group (https://ukegg.com/) - contact Amanda (A.J.Churchill@bristol.ac.uk)

Patient Organisations

Aniridia Network ( https://aniridia.org.uk/) - contact Veronica (v.heyningen@ucl.ac.uk)

Grant bodies and committees

Diabetes UK and Novo Nordisk Research Foundation - contact Irene (irene.stratton@nhs.net). Please note that Irene can also advise on trials in Ophthalmology (Trial steering and Data monitoring committtees)

BBSRC Committee A - contact Julie (jh81@st-andrews.ac.uk)

And if you just need someone in the know...

Anything around orthoptics, developmental vision, clinical journals and mentoring - contact Anna (a.m.horwood@reading.ac.uk)