Posts Tagged ‘vision research’

New WIT labs to provide ‘blue sky’ vision research

Pictured at MPRG, WITs West Campus at Carriganore on Friday last were Rachel Moran (Scientist, MPRG), Minister of State Paudie Coffey TD, Alicia O'Rourke (European Research Council)  and Professor John Nolan (MPRG). 			| Photo: Patrick Browne
On Friday last, Minister of State Paudie Coffey officially opened two new laboratories at Waterford Institute of Technology’s (WIT) €4 million Vision Research Centre which houses the Macular Pigment Research Group (MPRG). The new labs will support the MPRG’s ambition to generate viable industry for the south east by developing more efficient methods of harvesting lutein, [...]