Ophthalmology and Orthoptics MPhil and PhD opportunities

We invite enquiries from anyone wishing to carry out research in the field of ophthalmology and orthoptics. We have an excellent track record in supporting postgraduate researchers from around the world.

Orthoptics students learning.

Research excellence

The Vision Research in Sheffield (VRIS) Centre carries out theoretical and applied research to understand many aspects of the visual system and improve patient management. Our work includes contributing to national guidelines, policies and care pathways.

Our research is grouped in four themes:

  • Accommodation & Physiological Optics
  • Assessment of Vision and Eye Movement
  • Binocular Vision
  • Visual Perception and Sensory Adaptation

Important points to consider

  • Have you identified any potential supervisors?
  • Do you have a well-defined area of interest you wish to address, and are you able to describe your project plans?
  • Have you considered funding for the duration of your studies?

If you would like to apply or simply learn more about our postgraduate research opportunities, please get in touch with potential supervisors.