LEI Research Week!
The eye is an organ of immense complexity that brings us the wonder of sight. The Lions Eye Institute (LEI) is encouraging everyone who wants to learn more about the eye and vision to attend the inaugural LEI Research Week on 21 – 26 October this year.
LEI Research Week will comprise a series of free public events, including:
- Eye health and research lectures for the community on 22nd October, 10am-4pm. Presenters will include: Dr Angus Turner, McCusker Director Lions Outback Vision (rural and Indigenous eye health); Professor Bill Morgan, LEI Managing Director (glaucoma); Dr Hessom Razavi (retinal conditions); and Dr Andrea Ang (LASIK and corneal conditions). Tickets free, bookings essential.
- The 20th Ian Constable Lecture 7-8pm on 24th October. The keynote speaker will be Professor Keith Martin, Managing Director of the Centre for Eye Research Australia. The topic is “Glaucoma: what’s on the horizon?” Tickets free, bookings essential.
- A unique Sensory Science tactile art exhibition on 26thOctober 11am-3pm. This exhibition, developed in conjunction with Monash University, will feature the artwork of legally blind artist, Dr Erica Tandori. This tactile exhibition enables people with little or no vision to learn about science. This is one not the be missed. Open event- no bookings required.