Award Terms & Conditions

The Award

The Ramin Tadayoni Award aims to honour the legacy of Professor Ramin Tadayoni by recognising and supporting outstanding post-graduate scholars in the field of retina research.

This annual award of €30,000, plus an additional €5,000 for the candidate, seeks to encourage innovative research with the potential to significantly advance the understanding and treatment of retinal diseases.

The award is supported by Oculis.

Professor Ramin Tadayoni
1970 – 2024

Professor Ramin Tadayoni
1970 – 2024

The Award

The Ramin Tadayoni Award aims to honour the legacy of Professor Ramin Tadayoni by recognising and supporting outstanding post-graduate scholars in the field of retina research.

This annual award of €30,000, plus an additional €5,000 the candidate, seeks to encourage innovative research with the potential to significantly advance the understanding and treatment of retinal diseases.

The award is supported by Oculis.

Eligibility Criteria

– Applicants must be post-doctoral or clinical fellows conducting research in the retina field in a specialised retinal unit or university hospital in a European country*.

– Applicants must hold an M.D. and/or Ph.D. and have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical residency within the past ten years by the start of this award in 2025.

–  Applicants must be current EURETINA members. If you are not a member please CLICK HERE to join. 

Applications open online now and close on Monday 29th July 2024. The winning applicant will be chosen by a panel of leading retina specialists nominated by the EURETINA Board and Oculis.

*For the purposes of this award, a ‘European country’ includes all member states of the European Union (EU), countries within the European Economic Area (EEA), and Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Application Submission

Submissions must follow the structured format below:

– Title of Research Project

– Abstract/Summary of Research Project (200 Words Max)

– Research Proposal, a detailed description of the research, including objectives, methodology, and innovative impact on understanding/treatment of retinal diseases (1000 Words Max)

– Letter of Support from the head of your current department or institution, endorsing your research and qualifications

– Curriculum Vitae (CV) including a list of publications (highlighting the 5 most relevant publications), relevant work experience, and any previous awards or honours. (3 Pages Max)

If you have any questions regarding this application, you can contact us at [email protected].

Please carefully read the terms and conditions below before submitting your application, ensuring you have all supporting documents ready before beginning the application process as draft applications are not supported. Applications closing Monday 29th July, 2024 (23:59 CEST). You must be logged in as a Member to access the form.

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