ZEISS Scientific Poster Award at the Young Researcher Vision Camp 2016

The winners are (1) Joseph M.R. Fabian, (2) Jacqueline Reinhard and (3) Oliya S. Abdullaeva. ZEISS recognizes the winners for outstanding scientific contributions and awards excellence in research in vision and ophthalmology
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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
» MYFUN - Myopia: Fundamental Understanding Needed

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

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Upcoming Events

10th FENS Forum of Neuroscience 2016

02.07.2016 - 06.07.2016

APAO 2016

24.07.2016 - 27.07.2016

Visual Systems Development GRC and GRS Meetings

07.08.2016 - 11.08.2016

2016 COECSA Annual Congress

25.08.2016 - 26.08.2016

7th EuCornea Congress

09.09.2016 - 10.09.2016

XXXIV Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)

10.09.2016 - 14.09.2016

ISER Meeting

25.09.2016 - 29.09.2016

ISER 2016 - International Society for Eye research


EPOS Annual Meeting 2016

30.09.2016 - 01.10.2016

EVER 2016 Congress

05.10.2016 - 08.10.2016

AAO Annual Meeting 2016

15.10.2016 - 18.10.2016

Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics

18.10.2016 - 22.10.2016

Vision Research in Europe

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

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