Optics of the eye and its impact in vision

A tutorial by Pablo Artal
» Optics of the eye and its impact in vision

The best Publications of the Year 2014

We are searching for the most impressing publication in Vision Research and Ophthalmology in 2014.
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The Winners of the Picture Competition 2014

The Picture Competition from July 14th to September 15th 2014 "The Best Photo in Vision Research and Ophthalmology" in cooperation with Heidelberg Engineering GmbH was a great success and we received many high-quality contributions from all over the world.
» The Winners of the Picture Competition 2014

New study on the public’s attitudes

New study on the Public’s Attitudes about the Health and Economic Impact of Vision and Eye Disease and new fact sheet Vision and Blindness
» New study on the public’s attitudes

The European Vision Institute co-sponsored the International AMD Awarness Week

AEVR International AMD Awareness Week 2014 Congressional Briefing: Early Detection Can Lead to Better Outcomes
» The European Vision Institute co-sponsored the ...

Current News

EU must focus on getting better results from its spending

November 21, 2014

In its annual report on the EU budget published today, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) warns... [more]

Discovery of a new mechanism that can lead to blindness

November 20, 2014

An important scientific breakthrough by a team of IRCM researchers led by Michel Cayouette, PhD, is... [more]

Towards a work programme for a new start for Europe

November 19, 2014

The Juncker Commission is committed to restoring citizens' confidence by demonstrating that the EU... [more]

How safe are human embryonic stem cell transplants?

November 18, 2014

Evidence of the medium- to long-term safety of transplanting human embryonic stem cells has been... [more]

China predicted to outspend the US on science by 2020

November 17, 2014

Overview of world R&D spending shows China rising and other countries narrowing the gap with major... [more]

World watches as grandfather from Malawi has his sight restored live online

November 14, 2014

The six minute cataract operation will mean 69-year-old Winesi March could see his baby grandson... [more]

The top 100 papers

November 12, 2014

Nature explores the most-cited research of all time. [more]

Vision Research in Europe

Visionary of the Quarter

Image Prof. José-Alain Sahel
Prof. José-Alain Sahel

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 Emily Baird
Emily Baird

Read more about Emily Baird and her work in the field of vision research.