[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DE120101434]
Associate Professor Scott Read
(Discovery Early Career Researcher Award)
Brief description The role of outdoor activity in myopia development. It has recently been found that spending more time outdoors may reduce the risk of developing short sightedness. This project will examine the underlying basis of these associations and improve understanding of environmental factors involved in the cause of short sightedness, an eye problem that is a major cause of vision impairment globally.
Funding Amount $375,000
Funding Scheme Discovery Early Career Researcher Award
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