MYFUN - Myopia: Fundamental Understanding Needed

MyFUN is an In Innovative Training Network (ITN) funded by the European Commission's Horizon 2020 programme under the Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions, which aim to support the career development and training of early stage researchers
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What the mouse´s eye tells the mouse`s brain?

Tübingen neuroscientists study the information flow from the eye to the brain and show that the interpretation of images in the retina is more elaborate than previously thought.
» What the mouse´s eye tells the mouse`s brain?

Successful ERC-Starter Grant to Tom Baden

The ERC-project is funded with a sum of 1.5m € over 5 years. Backed by this funding, Tom Baden will set up his new lab at the University of Sussex, UK in summer 2016
» Successful ERC-Starter Grant to Tom Baden

Announcing the Winners of The Scientist’s Top 10 Innovations

For eight years running, The Scientist has sought out the best and brightest laboratory and research products of the year.
» Announcing the Winners of The Scientist’s Top 10 Innovations

switchboard: New H2020 Research Network for Doctoral Students

The European Union has greenlit an international neuroscientific research network to better understand visual information processing in the eye and to promote training of young investigators
» switchboard: New H2020 Research Network for Doctoral ...

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Vision Research in Europe

Visionary of the Quarter

Image Prof. Yvan Arsenijevic
Prof. Yvan Arsenijevic

Point in Focus

Image Award Session 2012

Two Awards – One Message: Promoting Excellence in Ophthalmology

The laureates of the European Vision Award and the Carl Zeiss European Young Investigator Award were honoured at the EVER meeting in Nice, France.

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Research & Politics

White Book: A Vision for Horizon 2020

White Book: A Vision for Horizon 2020

"A European Strategic Roadmap for Vision Research and Ophthalmology published" - This White Book aims at convincing the major stakeholders in Europe that Vision Research and Ophthalmology is a discipline not only at the forefront of research but also at the forefront of translation of its scientific results into clinical practice.

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Young Researcher in Focus

Picture Kaushikaram Subramanian
Kaushikaram Subramanian

Read more about Kaushikaram Subramanian and his work in the field of vision research.