The Research Foundation

Mission Statement

Since it's establishment in 1974, the Research Foundation has supported clinical research in the prevention and treatment of eye and ear diseases. It is the aim of the Research Foundation to develop new treatments for eye and ear conditions that will eliminate hearing and sight loss. This will lead to a better understanding of how to treat and prevent eye and ear disease which in turn will result in improved patient care and enhanced quality of life for patients.

The Research Foundation is now accepting applications for funding

The funding call is open to all clinicians involved in research in Ophthalmology or Otolaryngology at the Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital. Individual projects will be funded up to a maximum of €15,000 per annum. The deadline for applications is Friday 31st July 2015.
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Research Foundation Vacancy
Currently recruiting for Research Co-ordinator

Fixed-term contract (Maternity Leave Cover)
Application deadline: 15/07/2015
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New Frontiers Meeting in Ophthalmology | 11 June 2015
Glaucoma Study Day- Education & Conference Centre, Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital
The meeting will be chaired by Ms Aoife Doyle (RVEEH). Speakers will include Prof Anthony J.W King (Nottingham University Hospital), Mr Jeremy O'Connor (RVEEH), Ms Yvonne Delaney (Bons Secour Hospital), Prof Colm O'Brien (Mater Misericordiae University Hospital) and Ms Carol Hoang (Novartis Global Brand Medical Director).
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Women's mini marathon

Women's Mini Marathon | 1 June 2015
Calling all ladies to sign up for the Flora Womens Mini Marathon on Monday 1st of June 2015 in support of the Eithne Walls Research Fund
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About Us

The Research Foundation in the Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital provides support for clinical research involving eye, ear, nose and throat diseases.

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There is an emphasis on clinical and translational research, where patient-focused laboratory investigations aim to improve patient care through the development of new treatments.

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Following the tragic AF447 Rio-Paris accident Dr Eithne Walls' family established a Research Fund in her memory.

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