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Our research

We lead research into eye diseases and conditions
Our renowned team of laboratory and clinical researchers are at the forefront of ophthalmic breakthroughs. Our findings have already saved the sight of many people living with eye disease.

Our research covers all major parts of the eye and is integrated across laboratory research, clinical trials, implementation and ongoing patient monitoring.

Find out more about our research in the areas below:

Our work takes place across two world-class laboratories on-site at the Save Sight Institute. We also conduct research across Sydney through clinical trials and in collaboration with other research organisations and partners.

Available student research projects

A list of available HDR research programs can be found here

Please submit an expression of interest for more information on the projects listed. 


Save Sight Institute - Socioeconomic impact of low vision and blindness from paediatric eye disease in Australia (pdf, 1.4MB).

Children’s eye health is an important and challenging issue across the world. If left untreated, childhood vision impairment generally continues into adulthood and working life, causing substantial impacts through a child’s life. This report reviews the socioeconomic impact of low vision and blindness from paediatric eye disease in Austrlia.

Prepared by Associate Professor John Grigg and Associate Professor Robyn Jamieson from the Save Sight Institute at the University of Sydney, in collaboration with Deloitte Access Economics Pty Ltd and the project steering committee.