Call For Nominations for the Albert C. Muse Prize

The Eye and Ear Foundation of Pittsburgh seek nominations for individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the field of Ophthalmology.
» Call For Nominations for the Albert C. Muse Prize

Women in Vision UK

The Women in Vision UK (WVUK) network has been set up to promote connections between women working in all fields related to Vision, to foster collaborations and mentoring, and overall increase our female profile.
» Women in Vision UK

We will all be blind tomorrow?

More of us are becoming short-sighted with myopia affecting nearly 50% of young Europeans. But what is the cause of this epidemic? And what can be done about it? An ARTE film (52 min) from Christophe Kilian in French with english subtitles or in German.
» We will all be blind tomorrow?

New project on translational ophthalmic research

transMed is a Innovative Training Network funded by the EU under GA 765441
» New project on translational ophthalmic research

New Institute for Eye Research in Basel Unites Fundamental and Clinical Research

On December 15, 2017 the foundation of a new institute was publicly announced by the three founding partners: University of Basel, University Hospital Basel and Novartis.
» New Institute for Eye Research in Basel Unites Fundamental ...

Teaching computers to see ... sharp!

A deep neural network for single image autofocus and artificial accommodation - an project supported by the Volkswagen Stiftung under the initiative "Experiment!"
» Teaching computers to see ... sharp!

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Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Karen Peynshaert and her work in the field of vision research.

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