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ESLRR 2015, 25th –27th September, Keble College, University of Oxford

The European Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation (ESLRR) once again held it's conference at the beautiful Keble College, University of Oxford.








Keynote Speaker: Dr Jonathan Horton, UCSF


Dr Horton, a world renowned expert on cortical plasticity spoke on "Visual Function in Cortical Blindness" and lead a mini symposium on adaptation, learning, and brain plasticity.



The LEVRETA award for best presentation at ESLRR events was launched to celebrate oral presentations of which the contents of the paper together with the presentation are most inspiring, effective and professional.

¨Congratulations to Els Ortibus of Catholic University Leuven who received the award at ESLRR 2015 for her presentation "CVIT 3-6, a screening test for cerebral visual impairment in young children".

The LEVRETA foundation was started in 1998 as a European Union funded project and was founded in 2011 as a charity.

LEVRETA seeks to augment and develop the existing knowledge and skills base of all professionals involved in the provision of services to people with visual impairments.

The LEVRETA award, inspired by the Eye of Horus and made of fused glass, is specially designed for this occasion by Edith Benedictus, a renowned Dutch glass artist.

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