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24 November 2015

Shahina Pardhan receiving an award

Professor Shahina Pardhan was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s award for her strategic leadership, research excellence and managerial qualities as Director of the Vision and Eye Research Unit (VERU).

19 February 2015

VERU's academic excellence has been recognised by the UK's Higher Education funding bodies, with areas classed as generating 'world-leading' research.

3 February 2015

Diabetes is a major public health concern, and its prevalence is increasing in the world. India has one of the highest numbers of people with diabetes in the world, and this is therefore a major concern. In the UK, the prevalence of diabetes is six times higher than in the South Asians compared to the Caucasians.

14 October 2014

Research group creates interactive tool to visualise world's largest database of eye surveys. Online maps to allow users to search causes of sight loss all over the world for the first time have been published by a research group led by Professor Rupert Bourne of Anglia Ruskin University.

3 June 2014

A lecturer from Anglia Ruskin University's Department of Vision and Hearing Sciences has been nominated for a prestigious national award in recognition of her services to optics.

25 March 2014

Research provides first large-scale analysis of blindness and vision loss across the world. Professor Rupert Bourne, of Anglia Ruskin University's Vision and Eye Research Unit, studied evidence to calculate estimates of the prevalence and causes of blindness and partial sightedness/impaired vision in 190 countries between 1990 and 2010.