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Improved understanding of retinal bipolar cell function

Retinal bipolar cells are an almost perfect model for learning how sensory input is translated into meaningful output by a single class of neurons. By studying them, switchBoard offers new insights into visual signal processing which could benefit sight impairments.
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The best publications 2019

The Vision Research community has made its decision to choose the best publications of the year 2019.
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The Ida Mann 2020 special issue: Vision scientists breaking the glass ceiling

This special edition is celebrating some of the leading female vision scientists worldwide
» The Ida Mann 2020 special issue: Vision scientists breaking the glass ceiling

Botond Roska wins highly competitive grant for project “HURET”

Professor Botond Roska, Co-Director of the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB) and Professor at the University of Basel, Faculty of Medicine, has won a € 2.5 million Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
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Importance of scientific developments stressed by King and Queen of Spain

King and Queen of Spain stress importance of scientific developments at National Research Awards Spanish leaders in science were honoured Monday when King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia presented the 2019 National Research Awards at the Royal Palace of El Pardo in Madrid.
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Nature will publish peer review reports as a trial

Research involves deep discussions between authors and reviewers. Starting this week, readers of some Nature Research journals will be able to see this up close.
» Nature will publish peer review reports as a trial

2020 Paul Henkind Memorial Award and Lecture

The 2020 Paul Henkind Memorial Award and Lecture has been presented to Hendrik Scholl for outstanding retinal research.
» 2020 Paul Henkind Memorial Award and Lecture

Welcome, Leopold Schmetterer!

Leopold Schmetterer joins IOB as Visiting Professor Translational Retinal Research
» Welcome, Leopold Schmetterer!

New Technologies for Outcome Measures in Glaucoma

In conjunction with the published literature, this review summarizes a meeting focusing on glaucoma, organised by the European Vision institute EEIG in Brussel.
» New Technologies for Outcome Measures in Glaucoma

Brexit – what now for universities?

On 31 January 2020, the UK will leave the European Union. Many in the university sector are committed to the European idea and regret this fact, and there is widespread worry about how this will affect the strong links in research, education and innovation between the UK and the rest of Europe.
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