These Awards recognise achievement and celebrate outstanding contributions to research in the fields of optometry, optics and vision science. All Award winners to date will be listed on the individual Award page.
The President’s Research Medal - inaugural award 2013 (nomination only)
This award is for outstanding contribution to research and recognises a lifetime's career in optometric/vision science research. The medal will be awarded every four years and has a bursary of £10,000.
The Philip Cole Prize (nomination or application)
For excellence in practice-based research by College members, this Prize is to honour the important contribution that practising optometrists continue to make to the optometric evidence base. The Prize includes a bursary of £500.
The Giles Van Colle Memorial Award for Paediatric Optometry, awarded in conjunction with the Giles Van Colle Memorial Foundation (nomination or application)
This award is for outstanding research or clinical case work relating to paediatric optometry.
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