VisSciUM - International Summer School

VisSciUM2018 - June 18th-24th, 2018

VisSciUM2019 - May 10th-12th (EVR&CP); May 31st, June 1 & 2 (VE&POI); June 7th-9th 2019 (VO&OD)

 

VisSciUM2020 - June 19, 26-July 3 (EVR&CP); July 10,17,24 (VE&POI); July 31, August 7,14 (VO&OD)

Advanced Courses in Optometry and Vision Sciences at UMinho (VisSciUM) are back with a new format adapted to the present times.

 

- From June 19th to August 14th, 3 Courses, synchronous distance learning with the participation of renowned national and international specialists,

- The activities take place on the Blackboard Collaborate Ultra and Google Meets platform in synchronous teaching mode,

- You do not need to install or register any profile, you can connect with any device,

- Make your choice according to your interests and training needs,

- With the participation of national and international experts.

 

SUBSCRIBE through this link: https://forms.gle/GmTWtJR39VcjhUxn8 

VisSciUM2020 International Summer School

Session I @UMinho - June 19th- July 3rd, 2020

Clinical Research and Evidence-based Clinical Practice (EVR&CP)

 

This course aims to update professionals and researchers in the fields of vision sciences and other areas of life sciences in the best practices in clinical research, from systematic reviews to meta-analysis and clinical practice guidelines. It also intends that researchers and professionals know the statistical methodologies and procedures that support the best research practices and can make the best use of them in their clinical practice.

 

Topics: Systematic Literature Review, Clinical Data Analysis, Meta-analyzes, European Regulation of Medical Devices, Writing and Critical Analysis of Scientific Articles, Clinical Guidance Standards, etc.

 

- 19/06: Statistical analysis in vision science / Statistical analysis in vision science

- 26/06: Systematic reviews, introduction to meta-analysis / Systematic Reviews, introduction to meta-analysis

- 03/07: Evidence-based practice, clinical guidelines / Evidence-based practice, clinical practice guidelines

 

Theoretical and Theoretical-Practical Component: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra platform.

Some invited speakers:

- Gonzalo Carracedo (Assistant Professor of Optometry, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain)

- Manuel Rodríguez Vallejo (Director of R + D + i, Department of Ophthalmology, Almeria, Spain)

- David Piñero Lloréns (Researcher Ramón y Cajal, Universidad de Alicante, Spain).

 

Information: (Scientific Coordinators of the Course): António Queirós (aqp@fisica.uminho.pt); José González-Méijome (jgmeijome@fisica.uminho.pt) Registration and cost: https://forms.gle/GmTWtJR39VcjhUxn8 

 

VisSciUM2020 International Summer School 

Session II @UMinho - July 10th-24th, 2020

Visual electrophysiology and paths for optical intervention

 

This course aims to develop advanced skills, both technical and scientific, in the field of visual neurophysiology and in the interaction between formation, processing and interpretation of the retinal image, with the purpose that the graduate student develops competitive research in the field of visual electrophysiology in healthy eyes and with pathology, as well as the modification of the electrophysiological response through different optical interventions.

 

Topics: Vision neurobiology, Vision biophysics, Electrophysiology in the clinic and Research, Computer models, etc.

 

- 10/07: Neurobiology, biophysics, anatomy and physiology of vision / Neurobiology, biophysics, anatomy and physiology of vision

- 17/07: ISCEV standards, applications in the clinic and research / ISCEV standars, clinical and research applications

- 07/24: Retinal computational models / Retina computational models.

 

Theoretical and Theoretical-Practical Component: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra platform.

Some invited speakers:

- Miguel Raimundo (Specialist in Ophthalmology, Hospitals at the University of Coimbra, Portugal)

- Andreia Rosa (Specialist in Ophthalmology, Hospitals at the University of Coimbra, Portugal)

- Sotiris Plainis (Senior Researcher, University of Crete, Greece).

 

Information: (Scientific Coordinators of the Course): Paulo Fernandes (pfernandes@fisica.uminho.pt); José González-Méijome (jgmeijome@fisica.uminho.pt)

Registration and cost: https://forms.gle/GmTWtJR39VcjhUxn8 

VisSciUM2020 International Summer School

Session III @UMinho July 31st-August 14th, 2020

Visual Optics and Optical Design

 

In this course it is intended that the student develops advanced scientific knowledge in the field of visual optics and optical design, promoting the acquisition of skills for the development of competitive research in the area of ​​human eye optics, calculation of retinal image quality and drawing of images. ophthalmic elements, such as ophthalmic, intraocular and contact lenses and instrumentation for eye evaluation and treatment.

 

Topics: Optics, Optometry, Optical Design, Optical Modeling, Retinal Image Quality, etc.

 

- 31/07: Introduction to Fourier optics and optical quality, visual optics in nature / Introduction to Fourier optics and optical quality, visual optics in nature

- 07/08: Optical design of ophthalmic lenses, contact lenses and intraocular lenses / Optical design of ophthalmic lenses, contact lenses and intraocular lenses

- 08/14: Optical applications and innovations, from the automotive industry to vision care / Applications and innovations in optics, from automotive industry to vision care.

 

Theoretical and Theoretical-Practical Component: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra platform.

 

Some invited trainers:

- Norberto López-Gil (Full Professor, CiViUM, University of Murcia, Spain)

- Jos Rozema (Senior Researcher, University Hospital in Antwerp, Belgium)

- José Salgado Borges (Specialist in Ophthalmology, Clínica Salgado-Borges, Porto).

 

Information: (Scientific Coordinator of the Course): José González-Méijome (jgmeijome@fisica.uminho.pt) - Miguel Faria-Ribeiro (Researcher, Johnson & Johnson, Gröningen, Netherlands)

Registration and cost: hhttps://forms.gle/GmTWtJR39VcjhUxn8 

 

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