Session VII - Research: An Approachable Territory
The seventh session of the IVI Online Series for Institutional Development was conducted on 26 May 2016. Facilitated by Dr Shrikant Bharadwaj (Scientist & Director, Brien Holden Institute of Optometry and Visual Sciences, Hyderabad) it focused on:
• Advantages of Vision Science research in India
• Challenges faced and ways to overcome them
• Tapping appropriate funding opportunities
Dr Bharadwaj also explained how there are plenty of unique opportunities available in India and how the culture of research in Vision Science is slowly sneaking into the Indian Optometry scenario.
An eight session series, Institutional Development is a program offered by IVI for heads of optometry institutions.
IVI acknowledges the support of 'Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation' and 'Optometry Giving Sight' in funding the program.