College research projects help to build a scientific evidence base that informs and influences College and national policies.

Clinical case studies can make a small but important contribution to the sum of clinical knowledge. Why do we need them, asks Kim Thomas, and how do you write one?

Kathy Oxtoby introduces the first article in a series on an ageing population and the implications for eye health and the optometry profession in the UK.

Reducing the carbon footprint of optometry is increasingly crucial but, asks Steve Smethurst, how can we do it effectively?

A conversation about clinical care in Northern Ireland and a passion for research.

There is so much still to discover about the eye and vision and detecting and treating eye conditions. Research is helping to extend our knowledge and shaping the profession.

The University of Bradford is running a focus group on 4 October for parents and children affected by myopia.

Eye health issues that are making the news.

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology.

The College has invested over £5m over the last 40 years on optometry and vision science studies. Sophie Goodchild explores how valued research is, how it’s been incorporated into evidence based practice, as well as the accompanying challenges and opportunities.

Becky McCall asks how shifts in working practices caused by the COVID-19 pandemic might change the ophthalmic services workforce.