Fight for Sight survey on personal impact of sight loss is now live

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24 January 2020
Source: Fight for Sight

Leading eye research charity Fight for Sight has launched a survey to gather broader insights into the personal impact of sight loss and eye conditions. The charity is inviting those affected by sight loss – either personally or indirectly via someone they care for – to participate in the survey and strengthen the case for urgently needed eye research funding.

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Wales Vision Strategy Advisory Committee Monday 16 September 2019 Minutes and actions

22 January 2020
Source: Wales Vision Strategy

Wales Vision Strategy Advisory Committee Monday 16 September 2019 Minutes and actions attached  

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WVS Minutes 16

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Update On Actions From The 17 June 2019  Version 2
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RNIB, Vacancy: New Partnerships Manager – Corporate Partnerships

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22 January 2020
Source: RNIB

Application closing date:  26/01/2020    Location  London:  Judd Street Salary:  £40,000 per annum (Inc. London weighting),  Contract type: Permanent, Hours: 35 hours per week Package  Excellent pension schemes, Generous holiday entitlement increasing from 26 to 30 days with length of service Job category/type  Fundraising Job description Purpose of job: This is a unique opportunity for an experienced, ambitious and driven

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Circadian Therapeutics Research Project: Recruitment

22 January 2020
Source: Circadian Therapeutics

Blind Veterans UK and Circadian Therapeutics are seeking vision-impaired individuals between 18 – 70 years to participate in a research project exploring experiences of sleep and daily rhythm disruption. Participants will be asked to complete a questionnaire (online or by phone) to understand more about vision status, health, and sleep. If you wish, your responses from this questionnaire may also

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Researchers to use cutting-edge technology to investigate genetic links in age-related macular degeneration

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20 January 2020
Source: Fight for Sight

Eye research charity Fight for Sight is funding researchers from the University of Manchester to investigate the genetic risk of the UK’s leading cause of blindness, age-related macular degeneration. Researchers led by Dr Rachel Taylor will use a combination of cutting-edge technologies – including molecular ‘tools’ from bacteria – to analyse the impact of gene changes identified in families where

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Vision UK appoint two co-Chairs for the Vision UK Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Committee

19 January 2020
Source: Vision UK

Vision UK are delighted to announce the appointment of Bhavini Makwana and Adam Mapani as co-Chairs of the Vision UK BAME Committee. The aims of the Committee are to improve engagement and representation of people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities within eye health and sight loss as patients, service users and professionals. Bhavini and Adam both bring a

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Fight for Sight Launches ‘20 Voices’ Campaign to Highlight Personal Impact of Sight Loss

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14 January 2020
Source: Fight for Sight

Eye research charity Fight for Sight is today launching the ’20 voices for 2020′ campaign, sharing the stories of 20 people whose lives have been impacted by sight loss. The campaign hopes to raise awareness of the personal impact of sight loss in the UK and the possibilities of science to make a difference. Fifteen-year-old Rose Roberts is lending her

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