Research participation opportunity for 12-14 year olds


Ifigeneia Manitsa is a Psychology Researcher and Assistant Lecturer at Kingston University. She is currently conducting the last two studies of her PhD which is focused on the academic and social inclusion of adolescents with and without visual impairments! If a student wants to participate in both studies, they will be asked to complete three questionnaires focused on … Continue reading Research participation opportunity for 12-14 year olds

Technology use in young people with impaired vision


Guest post from Saima Begum, University College London I am a student at University College London, studying at the Institute of Education and I am emailing to ask for your help with my Masters research project into Vision Impairment. This project aims to examine technology use in young people with vision impairment, and whether this … Continue reading Technology use in young people with impaired vision

Matthew’s research on albinism


Matthew is a second year BA Geography student at Northumbria University, Newcastle. He also happens to have oculocutaneous albinism. He is passionate about increasing academic knowledge on the subject of albinism. His research is for a final year undergraduate dissertation project. Albinism, like many other disabilities, has the potential to have an impact on everyday … Continue reading Matthew’s research on albinism

Calling parents of 12-14 year olds – research questionnaire


Ifigeneia Manitsa is a Psychology researcher at Kingston University London and her research is about the social and academic inclusion of adolescents with and without visual impairments. She is currently conducting a study looking at the relationship between school engagement and social behaviour in adolescents with and without visual impairments. She is also interested in investigating teachers’ … Continue reading Calling parents of 12-14 year olds – research questionnaire

Research participation opportunity


People with nystagmus are being invited to contribute to medical research by sharing their experiences of accessing a patient information pack, designed to support people living with the little known and complex eye condition. The team at the University of Sheffield behind the Nystagmus Information Pack would like your help to review the pack and … Continue reading Research participation opportunity

A YouGov nystagmus awareness survey


The Nystagmus Network commissioned a YouGov survey in May 2020, ahead of Nystagmus Awareness Day on 20 June, to see how aware the UK population is of nystagmus. The survey was free of charge, thanks to a competition, run by the Small Charities Coalition of which we are a member. The headline results 82% of … Continue reading A YouGov nystagmus awareness survey

Technology use in young people with impaired vision: a new study


Guest post from Saima Begum, University College London I am a student at University College London, studying at the Institute of Education and I am emailing to ask for your help with my Masters research project into Vision Impairment. This project aims to examine technology use in young people with vision impairment, and whether this … Continue reading Technology use in young people with impaired vision: a new study

Your nystagmus research questions answered – question 9


We asked a group of Nystagmus Network supporters what questions they would most like to put to nystagmus researchers. Then we found researchers to answer them. Your questions were answered by Jay Self (JS), a Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist at University of Southampton and nystagmus researcher and Helena Lee (HL), a Consultant Ophthalmologist at University of … Continue reading Your nystagmus research questions answered – question 9