Enhancing the education of professionals involved in eye care and in ophthalmic research
Roper-Hall Eye Foundation funds University of Birmingham undergraduate elective bursaries and an ophthalmology prize
4th Year MBChB University of Birmingham Medical Student Elective Bursaries 2023
‘What are the interpersonal skills needed to educate and communicate with non-English speaking patients presenting with ophthalmic conditions at an eye hospital in India? A Reflective Report‘ to be undertaken at Sankara Nethralaya Eye Hospital, Chennai, India.
Winner of the Sir Adrian Cadbury Elective Bursary
‘Eyes on the Thai-Myanmar border: What are the challenges to providing ophthalmic care to refugees and migrants?‘ to be undertaken at Mae Tao Clinic, Mae Sot, Thailand.
Winner of the Augustine Sutton Elective Bursary
‘Conservative Strabismus Care – Do corrective glasses and patching cause barriers in the psychosocial development of paediatric patients?‘ to be undertaken at Sheik Zayed National Campus located in Children’s National Hospital, Washington D.C., USA.
‘Indications for Orthoptics Assessments in Patients with Orbital Fractures ‘ to be undertaken the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
University of Birmingham MBChB Undergraduate Ophthalmology Prize Essay
‘How may Artificial Intelligence (AI) affect people living with eye conditions over the next 5 years'
2023 Winner: Harjeevan Kang (download the essay here)