Challenge: Explain vision research to a child

May 1, 2014

As a vital part of securing public support for vision research, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) posed a challenge to members of the eye and vision research community. Can you explain your research to a 12-year-old child in one or two sentences?

As a vital part of securing public support for vision research, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) posed a challenge to members of the eye and vision research community. Can you explain your research to a 12-year-old child in one or two sentences?

The contest is being held as part of ARVO’s strategic plan to increase members’ effectiveness in communicating clearly on behalf of global vision research to the public, to help ensure strong government funding and favorable regulations for research.

 

Three winning entries will be chosen for their effectiveness by ARVO President Justine R. Smith, FRANZCO, PhD, FARVO.

Prizes include: 1st place, $250 gift voucher for Amazon.com and complimentary registration for ARVO 2015 in Denver; 2nd and 3rd places, $150 gift voucher for Amazon.com.

The winning descriptions will be announced during the opening ARVO/Alcon Keynote session.