Vision Research in Europe

Frank Schaeffel will boost myopia research in Basel

Frank Schaeffel joins IOB from the University of Tübingen, where he has been University Professor and Head of the Section of Neurobiology of the Eye in the Institute for Ophthalmic Research Centre for Ophthalmology.
» Frank Schaeffel will boost myopia research in Basel

The best publications 2019

The Vision Research community has made its decision to choose the best publications of the year 2019.
» The best publications 2019

The Ida Mann 2020 special issue: Vision scientists breaking the glass ceiling

This special edition is celebrating some of the leading female vision scientists worldwide
» The Ida Mann 2020 special issue: Vision scientists breaking the glass ceiling

Botond Roska wins highly competitive grant for project “HURET”

Professor Botond Roska, Co-Director of the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB) and Professor at the University of Basel, Faculty of Medicine, has won a € 2.5 million Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
» Botond Roska wins highly competitive grant for project “HURET”

Importance of scientific developments stressed by King and Queen of Spain

King and Queen of Spain stress importance of scientific developments at National Research Awards Spanish leaders in science were honoured Monday when King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia presented the 2019 National Research Awards at the Royal Palace of El Pardo in Madrid.
» Importance of scientific developments stressed by King and Queen of Spain

Nature will publish peer review reports as a trial

Research involves deep discussions between authors and reviewers. Starting this week, readers of some Nature Research journals will be able to see this up close.
» Nature will publish peer review reports as a trial

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Daniele Dell’Orco and his work in the field of vision research.

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