WVUK aims to provide a combination of conferences, events, workshops and networking opportunities. Our events are generally open to all, with members receiving preferential rates on events fees. To become a member, click here.
Date: June 10, 2022
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Championing women’s success in the field of eye and vision research and clinical practice, the Women in Vision UK network promotes scientific exchange, networking and support for individuals in every field.
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Date: March 8, 2022
Speaker: Professor Flavia Senkubuge, Professor Mala Rao, Dr Oni Blackstock
WVUK presents - Women in Leadership: Building an Equitable World
8th March 2022 - 6pm GMT
Join us for a great evening with global experts Professor Flavia Senkubuge, Professor Mala Rao and Dr Oni Blackstock.
Date: Feb. 11, 2022
Speaker: WVUK Members
WVUK Members talk about why I do research for the international women and girls in science day 2022
Listen to the podcast here
Date: Jan. 27, 2022
Speaker: Dr Ruth Windscheffel
Location: Via Zoom
Are you considering a career as an educator? Or perhaps you’re a PhD student planning to teach as part of your doctorate? Or maybe you’re a teacher looking for some tips and advice!
Date: Dec. 7, 2021
Speaker: Dr Martina Wicklein & Dr Vim Kumaratunga
Eyes of the Animal Kingdom - free webinar hosted by the Education Team at WVUK
The webinar provided a fantastic opportunity to gain insight into the world of animal eyes. It was a pleasure to host two great speakers, Dr Martina Wicklein & Dr Vim Kumaratunga
Topics included Vision with Small Brains & All Eye Great and Small- Vet ophthalmology at a glance
Date: Nov. 18, 2021
Speaker: Dr Amit Patel, Professor Shahina Pardhan
WVUK leadership forum we discussed barriers and overcoming adversity
We were honoured to be joined by best-selling author, broadcaster, DEI consultant, motivational speaker, disability rights campaigner Dr Amit Patel, led by our leadership lead Professor Shahina Pardhan.
Date: Oct. 25, 2021
Speaker: Evie Mensah, Dr Lyabode (Lola) Oni, Dr Joan St John
Black History Month
We discussed sickle cell disease and diabetes with with two inspirational speakers, Dr Lola Oni and Dr Joan St John. Hosted by our diversity lead Evie Mensah, we discussed how to improve the experience and outcomes for your patients, informing policy that protects the vulnerable as well as partnerships and global working.
Date: May 20, 2021
It is vital that we look at different ways of delivering healthcare, given the increasing numbers of patients who need to be seen, and this has been further highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This event will feature presentations discussing telemedicine and its impact in vision research and in the clinic.
Date: Dec. 10, 2020
Link to recording: click here, members only
Women in Vision UK (WVUK) are proud to present the second event in our online series - our winter meeting!
Date: July 14, 2020
Research in Lockdown Impact of COVID-19 on Vision-related Research. 14th July 1-2pm
Date: Aug. 14, 2019
Speaker: Judith Potts (WVUK member)
Location: UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London
A workship from Judith Potts on how to deliver effective public speaking.
Date: Dec. 15, 2018
Location: London, UK
Women in Vision UK attended the 10th Annual Women in Eye and Vision Research (WEAVR) luncheon
Date: Dec. 14, 2018
Location: Victoria Gallery and Museum at Liverpool University
Over 60 women (and men!) gathered to enjoy fantastic talks, ranging from basic science and clinical trials to how to get more Women on Boards (with a keynote from Fiona Hathorn, Managing Director of WOB UK).
Date: Dec. 15, 2017
The first meeting of Women In Vision UK, with exciting talks and networking opportunities.