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Collaborative clout

Sam Strong on newly developing links between the UK and Kazakhstan, including a behind-the-scenes look at the Kazakh Eye Institute

Kazakh Eye Institute Conference 2016

It isn’t every day that a senior lecturer from Cardiff University tweets you to ask if you’d consider presenting your research at a vision workshop in Kazakhstan. But the timing was perfect – it fell just prior to two other conferences in my diary (1–3 September) and I was fascinated by the title, Advances in Eye Research Towards the Prevention of Visual Loss, so I optimistically submitted an application.

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