A paper relating to a research project by members of the Cardiff University team and others, which the Nystagmus Network funded, has been formally published this week. The report describes an algorithm which takes an eye-tracking recording and automatically separates it into its component parts (quick phases, slow phases and foveations*), allowing several measures related … Continue reading Nystagmus Network funding leads to discovery of new algorithm
The BBC are looking for adult research participants who are Partially Sighted screen reader users (JAWS, NVDA or Mac VoiceOver) and Partially Sighted screen magnifier users. You will need to be available on 31 January or 1 February. You will receive £90 plus travel costs. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Improving eye development for children with albinism and other sight disorders – hear from groundbreaking researcher Dr Helena Lee, Academic Clinical Lecturer in Ophthalmology at the University of Southampton. Watch and listen to Helena’s talk here.
The Nystagmus Network has been funding nystagmus research since the 1990s and, thanks entirely to the generosity of our members, fundraisers and supporters, we continue to do so today and into the future. Thanks to your support, our research teams have better diagnostics and a better understanding of nystagmus and how it will impact life … Continue reading Proud of our track record
Researchers and clinicians representing nystagmus centres of excellence from Cardiff, London, Plymouth, Sheffield and Southampton gathered in Birmingham on Friday 28 September as guests of the Nystagmus Network ahead of the charity’s annual Open Day to plan the way ahead for collaborative nystagmus research. Jon Erichsen and Matt Dunn from Cardiff University, Maria Theodorou from … Continue reading UK Nystagmus Research Meeting takes place
Fight for Sight and The Nystagmus Network have announced funding for three exciting nystagmus research projects at the Nystagmus Network Conference, which is taking place today during National Eye Health Week 2018. In total £30,000 in funding will be used for projects bringing benefits to children and adults living with the condition, which is characterised … Continue reading Research funding will use iPads to identify the best method to manage nystagmus
Researchers and clinicians from Cardiff, London, Plymouth, Sheffield and Southampton are meeting today to plan the way ahead for nystagmus research. Our medical experts are joined by charity trustees and our funding partners, Fight for Sight. The half day conference, hosted by the Nystagmus Network, takes place in Birmingham today ahead of the charity’s Open … Continue reading UK Nystagmus Research Meeting 2018
This year’s Open Day has a huge emphasis on nystagmus research. Throughout the day delegates will be able to visit our Research Hub and speak with researchers and clinicians from Moorfields, London, the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences at Cardiff University, the School of Ophthalmology and Orthoptics at the University of Sheffield and the … Continue reading A research focus for Open Day
This Sunday morning Claire A, Claire B, Glen, Matt, Richard B, Richard P, Tom, Vanessa, Vicki and Vicky will be scaling down the UK’s tallest piece of public art, the ArcelorMittal Orbit at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to raise money for nystagmus research at Moorfields and University College, London. Our 10 intrepid Team Nystagmus Network … Continue reading The abseil is this weekend!
Professor Fiona Rowe from the Institute of Psychology, Health and Society at the University of Liverpool is currently seeking patients to take part in an online anonymous questionnaire about eye movement disorders. An expert in post stroke vision, Professor Rowe would like to recruit adult patients with acquired nystagmus to help determine future patient treatment … Continue reading Nystagmus acquired after a stroke?