The Vision Camp comes back in 2017!

We are proud to announce the next "Young Researcher Vision Camp " next year from June 30th until July 2nd, 2017
» The Vision Camp comes back in 2017!

Scientists urge boycott of U.S. meetings

A growing number of researchers is calling for a boycott of U.S. scientific meetings to protest the immigration policies of the new Trump administration.
» Scientists urge boycott of U.S. meetings

Identification of gene defects

Identification of gene defects leading to non-progressive and progressive ocular diseases in the Near East
» Identification of gene defects

The best publications 2016

The Vision Research community has made its decision to choose the best publications of the year 2016.
» The best publications 2016

Myopia, level of education and cognitive performance

Environmental factors, particularly educational behavior, are more strongly linked to shortsightedness than is cognitive performance.
» Myopia, level of education and cognitive performance

Getting to know Blue Cone Monochromacy

Blue Cone Monochromacy (BCM), is a rare retinal disease apparent from birth. It is often misdiagnosed, or not diagnosed for many years, perhaps decades, of the patients’ life.
» Getting to know Blue Cone Monochromacy

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Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Gavin Taylor and his work in the field of vision research.

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The Internet of Things comes to the lab

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