13 June 2022

Nominations now open for Research Excellence Awards

The College’s Research Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements in optometric research, and how they enrich the profession.

These inspirational individuals are making a significant contribution to the evidence base that underpins good practice now and in the future. 

This is your chance to make a difference to a researcher's career and to recognise their exceptional talent.

Nominations are open until Thursday 21 July 2022.

Awards are available for: 

  • The President's Research Medal
  • The Neil Charman Medal for Research
  • The Philip Cole Prize for practice-based research
  • The George Giles Postgraduate Research prize

Find out more about these Research Excellence awards.

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Nominations now closed.

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