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December 11, 2015

€1 million Champalimaud Award may be within your reach
Active research groups in basic or clinical research can apply or be nominated for the 2016 António Champalimaud Vision Award.

Apply, nominate by Dec. 31. Learn more.

Call for conference ideas and proposals
Can you identify a research area in eye and vision science that could be moved forward by gathering leaders in the field for a short conference? Are you willing to help organize it? If so, submit your proposal by Dec. 31, and ARVO will consider your idea for a conference in 2017. Learn more.

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In remembrance

Members of  the eye and vision science community remember the life and legacy of Henry F. Edelhauser, PhD, FARVO.

Everything ARVO
Call for nominations: Trustees candidates and AMPC

Apply or nominate an accomplished colleague who would be an asset to the Annual Meeting Program Committee or as a Trustee in one of the following Scientific Sections:

  • Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
  • Clinical/Epidemiologic Research
  • Visual Neuroscience
Leadership development program for women: Applications due Sunday

Early/mid-career researchers are invited to apply to the pilot Leadership Development Program for Women in ARVO, an opportunity to receive support for their networking and leadership goals within the association.
Deadline: Sunday, Dec. 13.

Mentorship program application deadline is Sunday

Fifty early-career scientists in the U.S. and other countries will be mentored one-on-one by a mid- to senior-level ARVO member as part of a new year-long Global Mentororship Pilot Program. 
Deadline: Sunday, Dec. 13 

Community news
HHS seeks comments on proposed changes to common rule

ARVO members can review and comment on the proposed revisions to the set of regulations set up to protect human research subjects.

Help enhance clinician-scientist workforce diversity

The National Institutes of Health has issued a Request of Information on strategies to help support diversity initiatives in education, programs and career paths.

ARVO Journals
ARVO journals move to open access Jan. 1
The move to open access will make the content of ARVO's three journals even more easily available to users for reading, sharing and reusing.
Final call for OCT papers
  • IOVS is accepting submissions for a special issue on Optical Coherence Tomography.
    Deadline: Monday, Dec. 14
  • Plus you'll find recently published articles from all three journals.
Tenure track and postdoc positions open

View the most recent faculty and research fellow positions posted on ARVOJobs.

Funding opportunities

ARVO Funding Guide is a searchable database with over 200 opportunities listed. 

Get more information on opportunities with upcoming deadlines:   

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Student Research Fellowship: Deadline: Dec. 15
  • RPB/Lions Clubs International Foundation Low Vision Research award: Dec. 15 deadline 
  • Knights Templar Eye Foundation Pediatric Ophthalmology Career-Starter Research Grants: Jan. 15, 2016
  • Lighthouse Guild Bressler Prize in Vision Science
    Deadline: Dec. 31
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