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!

Marie Curie Alumni Association Meeting 2017

The Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) invites young researchers to our General Assembly and Annual Conference in Salamanca from 24-24 March 2017.
» Marie Curie Alumni Association Meeting 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

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

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

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Commission brings in top innovators to advise on a potential European Innovation Council

February 21, 2017

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The time is ripe to reform the World Health Organization

February 20, 2017

As the public-health agency chooses a new leader, the media and politicians must be more realistic... [more]


New members appointed to High Level Group of the Commission's Scientific Advice Mechanism

February 17, 2017

The High Level Group of the Commission's Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) welcomes two new... [more]


Meet the 12 finalists of the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017

February 16, 2017

The finalists of the Horizon 2020-funded EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017 are announced today by... [more]


World first: Surgical eye robot performs precision-injection in patient with retinal vein occlusion

February 15, 2017

Surgeons at University Hospitals Leuven have been the first to operate on a patient with retinal... [more]