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Joining the research effort

Many research studies could not take place without the participation of people living with inherited sight loss.

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Big Give Christmas Challenge 2023

The Big Give Christmas Challenge is back! And we’re aiming to raise more than ever before. Our target this year is a staggering £56,000!

A week in the life of a researcher

On a typical week in the stem cell lab there are many different experiments going on. Different people work on their individual projects, but we often collaborate to share ideas and help each other.

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Applying for research funding

We provide funding for innovative, high quality research projects investigating the causes and potential treatments for all forms of inherited retinal disease.

Jing Yu - a man wearing an orange t shirt facing the camera. There is a microscope to his left on a desk.

A blog from the research coal face

Jing Yu is a bioinformatician with the Eye Research Group at Oxford University, and is part of the UK Inherited Retinal Dystrophy Consortium (UKIRDC) team, funded by a Retina UK  grant.

Research news roundup – innovation in 2022

Despite the knock-on effects of the pandemic, there’s been a lot going on this year in the world of research! Here are snapshots of a few stories that have appeared in the Research News section of our website in 2022.