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The best supervisor

I was lucky to have a PhD supervisor whose mentorship transformed my academic experience.

Do authors comply when funders enforce open access to research?

The first large-scale analysis of compliance with open-access rules reveals that up to one-third of articles are not free to read.

Mydriatic, Cycloplegic, Diagnostic, Anesthetic Products Now Available from Alcon

Global eye care company Alcon has announced an expansion in its line of ophthalmic products.

AAO Announces $2 million gift to Advance Childhood Eye Disease Research

The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a $2 million gift from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) to establish a permanent research fund to advance the practice of pediatric ophthalmology.

First analysis of ‘pre-registered’ studies shows sharp rise in null findings

Logging hypotheses and protocols before performing research seems to work as intended: to reduce publication bias for positive results.

Teach undergraduates that doing a PhD will require them to embrace failure

Students must learn that a doctoral degree isn’t for everyone — and that not doing one might be a better option.

NIDEK Launches First Automated 360-Degree Gonioscopy Device

NIDEK CO., LTD has announced the launch of the GS-1 Gonioscope device.

Satisfaction in science

Nature’s survey offers a snapshot of salaries and career paths in the scientific sector.

How to work with your institution’s press office to maximize the reach of your work

Want your study to make the headlines? You can get help with that.

Second Sight Raises $5 Million in Private Placement from Chairman Gregg Williams

Second Sight Medical Products entered an agreement with entities beneficially owned by the company’s chairman, Gregg Williams, for the purchase of 3.2 million shares of common stock priced at $1.55 per share, the company announced.

IoO and Moorfields exhibit ‘medical marvels’ at Science Museum Lates

Clinician researchers from the IoO and Moorfields Eye Hospital took part in the Science Museum’s ‘Medicine’ themed Lates – celebrating medical achievements from the NHS over the past 70 years

Is too much screen time harming children's vision?

As children spend more time tethered to screens, there is increasing concern about potential harm to their visual development.

Top tips for building and maintaining international collaborations

Four researchers explain how working with colleagues overseas has helped them to produce stronger science.

AGTC Earns $10 Million After Reaching Phase I/II Study Milestone

Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation has earned a $10 million payment from Biogen for reaching a milestone outlined in a collaboration deal the companies signed in 2015.

£3.5-million grant lost

Top geneticist loses £3.5-million grant in first test of landmark bullying policy