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9 March 2017

Under the British Council Researcher Links scheme within the Newton Fund, Anglia Ruskin University and Southern University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTech) will be jointly holding an international workshop at SUSTech, Shenzhen City, China from 1-3 December 2017.

27 January 2017

The fourth meeting of the VERU Journal Club took place on Friday 27 January 2017. Postdoctoral researcher Gil Peretz introduced a discussion on a recent paper describing an international study that compared two surgical treatments for Primary Angle Closure and Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma, namely laser peripheral iridotomy and clear-lens extraction: Augusto Azuara-Blanco et al: Effectiveness of early lens extraction for the treatment of primary angle-closure glaucoma (EAGLE): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet 2016; 388: 1389-97.

25 November 2016

The third meeting of the VERU Journal Club took place on Friday 25 November 2016. Post-doctoral researcher Lavanta Farouk introduced a discussion on a recent paper that describes an association between Vitamin D deficiency and tear film dysfunction: Kurtul BE, Özer PA, Aydinli MS. The association of Vitamin D deficiency with tear film break-up time and Schirmer testing in non-Sjøgren dry eye. Eye 2015;29:1081-4.

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).