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

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The College and Eye Research Group Oxford are collaborating to bring you a webinar on Monday 24 June, on how optometrists can get involved in research.

Latest in Acuity

Eye health issues that are making the news.

Online CPD

Online CPD courses for eye health professionals in collaboration with Ulster University and the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR).

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The College of Optometrists’ research journal, OPO, has been the world’s top ranked optometry since 2014.

More on research

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology - Winter 2023.

The College’s Clinical Editor, Jane Veys MCOptom, on the value of curiosity in the clinical world.

Brush up your knowledge on one of the most remarkable parts of the eye. Kimi Chaddah explores the cornea’s anatomy, its capacity for healing, and promising research avenues in corneal innervation.

The College led the development of an independent report funded under the Department for Transport’s Road Safety for Older Road Users Research funding stream. 

The College of Optometrists recognised the achievements of new and established researchers at its Diploma Ceremony at Central Hall Westminster in London on Tuesday 15 November.

The clinical figures that count - Autumn 2022.

Eye health issues that are making the news - Autumn 2022.

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology - Autumn 2022.