escrs clinical research

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Deadline: 02 Jul 2021

Application Information

Terms & Conditions

  1. (a) I hold a full-time or affiliated post with an established EU-based clinical or research institute.
  2. (b) I have demonstrable prior experience in the conduct of clinical research in the field of ophthalmology.
  3. (c) I am familiar and experienced with the administrative, insurance and regulatory requirements for the conduct of EU-based clinical research studies.
  4. (d) I understand that Expressions-of-Interest will be evaluated by the ESCRS Research Committee (including other independent peer reviewers) who will generate a short-list of applicants to be invited to make a full comprehensive research proposal. I understand that all decisions on Expressions-of-Interest and/or short-listed proposals made by the ESCRS shall be final and no correspondence will be entered into on any matters arising from any the Pioneer Research Awards.
  5. (e) I confirm that I am the author of the application and am a young ophthalmologist aged 40 or less on the submission deadline date, 29 May 2020. I have current ESCRS membership and have been a member for at least the last three consecutive years, holding a full time clinical/research post at an EU-based clinical or academic centre and my ESCRS membership number is included on my Expression-of-Interest submission.

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Please use the downloadable template for submission of your Expression-of-Interest and send it by email to Dr. GearĂ³id Tuohy at

The Expression-of-Interest must include the following sections:

  1. 1. Title [25 words]
  2. 2. Introduction [130 words]
  3. 3. Formal statement of research & statistical hypothesis [80 words]
  4. 4. Outline of research proposal [120 words]
  5. 5. Summary of clinical and economic impact of the research [85 words]
  6. 6. Summary of regulatory research [40 words]
  7. 7. Summary of required budget and duration of study [70 words]

Expressions-of-Interest exceeding 550 words will be ineligible for evaluation.