Included in the research funding granted by the Trust during the year 2011 were:-

  • A three year research grant to a PhD student at the University of Szeged in Hungary.
  • A two year grant to a doctor at the International Centre for Eye Health, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for research into reducing avoidable blindness in developing countries by improving the diagnosis of corneal infections.
  • A reseach grant to a doctor at the School of Pharmacy, The Queens University of Belfast, for research into the treatment of severe fungal infection of the human nail.