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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 macula,  as … 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

VIII New Frontiers in Ophthalmology 2020

VIII New Frontiers in Ophthalmology Virtual Meeting 2020 ‘Fluid vs. Function in the Treatment of Wet AMD’ Thursday 8th October 2020 was a challenging year for all, and we were delighted to be able to bring this key educational event online, connect with our colleagues, and continue to provide a forum for learning and knowledge … 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

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

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2020

Calling all ladies to sign up for the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2020 in support of the Eithne Walls Research Fund. Taking place on Sunday, 31st May 2020. We had such a great turnout last year, and a fantastic day was had by all. We would love you to join us! Click here to find … Continued

Soapbox Science 2019 – Women in STEM

Soapbox Science returned to the streets of Dublin on June 30th when 12 female scientists stepped onto their soapboxes to talk about their research in areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine. RCSI was represented by Dr Joan Ní Gabhann from the Ocular Immunology Research Group (OIRG) and Remsha Afzal from the Mc Coy … Continued

Attention Researchers – Health Research Regulations 2018

The Health Research Regulations were announced in 2018  to correlate with introduction of GDPR These Regulations give effect to GPDR in relation to all health research, and it is important for Researchers to familiarise themselves with the responsibilities under the Regulations. Under the Regulations, Health Research can be defined as: Experimental, translational and clinical research … Continued

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