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ESR 5 at the European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)

The 20th annual meeting of the European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER) was held on 27th – 30th September in Nice. The deep blue waters of the Cote d’Azur and its dramatic backdrop for elegancy is a perfect location for a gathering. EVER is the leading ophthalmological research association in Europe, covering ophthalmology and visual sciences research. One of

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nov

LHS Postgraduate Research Day at Aston University, 28th June 2017

Marίa Vidal Rohr (ESR6), Alberto Recchioni (ESR7), Francesco Menduni (ESR9), and Tugce Ipek (ESR10) attended the LHS Postgraduate Research Day at Aston University (Birmingham, UK) on the 29th June 2016. The event is a platform for improving all the skills necessary to address a formal presentation in a professional conference. Marίa Vidal Rohr (ESR6) presented her poster about “Clinical Test

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oct

EDEN Fellows attend to the second meeting of the MCAA Polish Chapter

On 11th of September the EDEN fellows Maryam Mousavi and Clara Llorens Quintana attended the second meeting of the Marie-Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) polish chapter that was held in Gdansk (Poland) at the Gdansk University of Technology. The MCAA polish chapter was created one year ago and Clara is one of the founding members. During its first year the chapter

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oct

ESR 4 at the 16th International Congress of Optometry

Edouard Lafosse (ESR 4) participated at the 16th  International Congress of Optometry held in Corferias, Bogotá, Colombia on August 4-6th. This event gathered world optometry leaders, professional experts, researchers from leading educational institutions in national and international optometry, leading international professional colleges and associations from different countries and was the occasion to share the results of their research with the

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2
oct

EDEN fellows at the “EDEN Summer School” (Aston University)

Aston University welcomed The European Dry Eye Network (EDEN) for the summer meeting that took place from 6th to 7th of June 2017. The event started with a “Welcome meeting” held by Prof. James Wolffsohn. Afterwards, each members of EDEN presented their research work to the rest of the EDEN team in order to practice, share and discuss the different

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oct

ESR 1 at the Centre of Innovation

On 19th May 2017 Izabela Garaszczuk (ESR 1) was an invited speaker to give a welcoming lecture at the CooperVsion’s Centre of Innovation in Budapest for the European optometry students taking part in the Future Ocular Research Creativity Event (FORCE). Izabela was presenting pros and cons of working in the academia, sharing her last years’ experience with the audience comprising

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oct

ESR 5 and ESR 8 at the Optom Meeting “BARCELONA 2017”

EDEN fellows Maryam Mousavi (ESR 5) and Duygu Acar (ESR 8) attended the Optom Meeting “BARCELONA 2017” that was held in Barcelona (Spain) from 12-14 May 2017. The conference was jointly hosted by the Spanish General Council of Optometry (CGCOO) and the European Academy of Optometry and Optics (EAOO). Researchers and professionals in the fields of optics, optometry, and vision

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oct

EDEN fellow at the 40th BCLA Clinical Conference

The 40th Clinical Conference & Exhibition organised by the British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) took place in Liverpool (UK) between 9-11 May 2017. The BCLA hosts the UK’s largest Clinical Conference and Exhibition dedicated to contact lenses and the anterior eye every 2 years. This highly regarded event attracts more than 1,000 eye care professionals and researches from all around

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oct

ESR 1 and ESR 3 at the ARVO Annual Meeting 2017

Izabela Garaszczuk (ESR 1) and Clara Llorens Quintana (ESR 3) along with Professor James Wolffsohn attended the ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) annual meeting taking place in Baltimore, Maryland, between 7th and 11th May 2017. The conference was hosted by Baltimore Convention Center. The Annual ARVO Meeting is the largest scientific conference attracting over 11,000 vision

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oct

ESR 2 at CIOCV 2017

Laura Rico del Viejo (ESR 2) attended the 14º edition of the CIOCV taking place at University of Minho, Braga (Portugal). During the two days of conferences, topics related to myopia progression, computer visual syndrome, multifocal contact lenses, dry eye, scleral contact lenses, binocular vision, neuropthalmology were discussed. As usual, these conferences brought together about 500 professionals, students and researchers

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