Ten Steps to Writing an Effective Introduction

The Introduction needs to be very concise, well structured, and inclusive of all the information needed to follow the development of your findings. Some people recommend that the Introduction be the first section written when writing a manuscript.
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Hereditary Retinal Disorders at the German Parliament in Berlin

A parliamentary evening with guests from politics, science, patients and industry organized by the project "HOPE"
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Three ARVO Achievement Awards 2014 go to the EU

The ARVO Achievement Awards honor individuals for their exceptional contributions to ophthalmology and visual science.
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Research To See

A cinematic portrait of the Institute for Ophthalmic Research in Tuebingen, Germany
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Vision Research in Europe

Visionary of the Quarter

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Prof. Farhad Hafezi

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 Miriam Reisenhofer
Miriam Reisenhofer

Read more about Miriam Reisenhofer and her work in the field of vision research.