Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

Our research

The Vision and Eye Research Institute (VERI), formerly VERU, carries out ground-breaking research into eye diseases.

We have a number of key research areas including the epidemiology of eye disease, low vision, glaucoma, myopia and diabetic-related blindness. Explore our work in more detail by following the links below.

Our Institute is home to state-of-the-art laboratories, equipment and clinical areas, including consulting rooms, a diagnostic suite and a myopia laboratory.

Our research work and findings are regularly reported in the media and we are widely published in peer-reviewed journals.

Diabetes and diabetic retinopathy
Epidemiology of eye disease
Low vision
Public health
Visual short term-memory
Clinical trials
Anterior eye
Genetic eye disease
Neuroscience of vision loss