Category: News

Traynor Fellowship 2021-2022 – 1 Year MSc Position

MSc degree position available for 1 year. This project is multi-faceted and is part of a longitudinal study exploring the influence of circadian rhythms in regulating retinal vascular integrity in age related macular degeneration (AMD). Added to this, we will embark on a new project exploring the integrity of the retinal vasculature in repetitive head … Continued

Thank you to Diagnosys Vision Ltd

    The Research Foundation would like to thank Diagnosys Vision Ltd for their fantastic donation of a CRT Monitor and Pattern Stimulator as an important addition to our suite of specialised electrodiagnostic equipment. These especially configured pieces of equipment will allow us to perform expert and precise functional assessments of the retina, specifically the … Continued

11th Eithne Walls Research Meeting 2020 – Winners Announced

The 11th Eithne Walls Research Meeting 2020 took place online on Thursday¬† 17th December. Despite the challenges, the response to this year’s meeting was overwhelming, with 16 presentations of the highest calibre from trainees of the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital across Ophthalmology, ENT, and Anaesthetics. The meeting is an important forum for cross-specialty … Continued

Spotlight on Research – Dry Eye Disease and Micro RNA

We are delighted to share this insight into the research being carried out by Dr. Emily Greenan, supported by the Research Foundation. We believe research is the key to creating real change and improvements in peoples lives – by understanding the cause, we can prevent and ultimately cure. Dr. Greenan researches Dry Eye Disease which … Continued

Covid 19 Service Update

To all our patients and friends of the Foundation, we hope this finds you and your family well. It has indeed been challenging times, but such a testament to our resilience and community spirit. The Research Foundation has now resumed services following our closure due to Covid 19. We have reviewed our protocols and practices … Continued

Poetry Day Ireland Competition – 2020 Results Announced!

A testament to creativity and resillience – the response to the Poetry Day Competition 2020 has been outstanding. The talent, poetic ability and standard of all those who entered gave the judges a difficult job indeed. We are delighted to announce the winning and highly commended poems for each category below.   Junior Category   … Continued

Poetry Day Ireland Competition – Take Part!

The Research Foundation, along with the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital and Poetry Ireland are supporting an amazing poetry competition for this year’s Poetry Day Ireland. The competition is open to all ages, so why not flex your creative muscles and take part. There are great prizes and the winning poems will be displayed … Continued


The Research Foundation is committed to keeping the safety and well-being of our patients as our utmost priority. In light of recent developments related to Covid 19, we are amending our normal service provision for the moment as follows: If you have an appointment during the period Wednesday 18th March to 4th May¬†you are asked … Continued

Covid 19 – Coronavirus

We recognise the concern and worry people are experiencing as a result of the current situation with Covid 19. The Research Foundation is a healthcare unit, and as such has a responsibility to protect our patients and staff as we continue to provide services. Please note the following precautions: If you are known to have … Continued

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