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New Technologies for Outcome Measures in Retinal Disease

New Review from the European Vision Institute Special Interest Focus Group on Outcome Measures in Retinal Disease published in Ophthalmic Research

EVI Board Meeting - May 2019

The European Vision Institute(EVI) has recently met to a session of the Steering Committee at the University Eye Clinic in Cologne.

Economic, fast and efficient cell-type targeting

It is a remarkable proof for the concept of IOB

Scientists must rise above politics — and restate their value to society

Scholars globally are feeling the heat from politicians. They should take inspiration from scientists in the 1950s

UCL and Moorfields announce new degree apprenticeship programme

The new master’s level programme aims to fill UK skills gaps in the ophthalmic field.

UCL and Moorfields launch innovation prize in collaboration with Civitas Learning

A prize will be awarded to support the most innovative idea for using technology to enhance ophthalmic education. The winner will receive £500 which will go towards the development of this idea.

Unethical work must be filtered out or flagged

Researchers need guidance on how to handle published work whose ethics have been questioned

New paper by the European Vision Institute

The European Vision Institute has published a new paper on the topic "New Technologies for Outcome Measures in Retinal Disease: Review from the European Vision Institute Special Interest Focus Group"

O2Amp 'Oxy-Iso' glasses ineffective at curing colour-blindness

In their new study, the researchers find that the O2Amp "Oxy-Iso" glasses, marketed by the US company VINO Optics, neither improve the colour vision of people with colour-blindness nor correct their colour-blindness.

2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators: Commission awards four outstanding entrepreneurs

Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas announced today at the VivaTech conference in Paris the four winners of the 2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators. The prize is funded under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme.

Portable device can be used to diagnose eye disease remotely

A portable device connected to a smartphone makes precise images of the retina to detect back-of-the-eye (fundus) disease at a far lower cost than conventional methods.

Up to €17.5 million in financing for innovative companies

Up to €17.5 million in financing for innovative companies under the European Innovation Council, to support rapid growth of breakthrough, market-creating ideas

Institute of Ophthalmology, Moorfields and Peking University sign MoU for collaborative education

UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and its strategic partner, Moorfields Eye Hospital, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Peking University Health Science Center.

Welcome Rava Azeredo da Silveira

Rava Azeredo da Silveira has been elected Professor for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience at the Natural Sciences Faculty of the University of Basel, and will join us as Group Leader in September 2019.

What are the technologies that will reshape our world? Independent experts identify 100 of them

Self-healing smartphones, asteroid mining for essential minerals and telepathic brain-to-brain communication enabled by technology.