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16:00 - 19:30 26 October 2017

See Science: A festival exploring the science of sight


St Luke's Community Centre (link Map)
90 Central Street | London | EC1V 8AJ | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Student

FREE EVENT An evening of fun and interactive science suitable for all ages. Everyone is welcome!

Have you ever wondered what goes on inside a world-renowned research institute? Now is your chance to find out! Come along as we welcome everyone to explore what research is, how we do research and vitally why we do it. Meet researchers from UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and learn something new about vision and cutting-edge research. The evening will include:

  • How the eye functions and how we see
  • What patients with eye diseases (don’t) see – Virtual Reality experience
  • How our DNA and genes influence eye diseases
  • What stem cells are and how we can use them to treat diseases
  • Regenerative medicine – how to replace and repair damaged tissue
  • Are blood vessels in our eyes friends or foes?
  • History of the Institute of Ophthalmology and clinical ophthalmology methods
  • Using Artificial Intelligence in research
  • Making art accessible for the blind

…Plus more!!


Erika Aquino and Vicki Tovell
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