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  • Trek For Sight

    Posted: 
    Friday, 29 January 2016
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    How could running a marathon or trekking overseas for charity advance your career?

    At a first glance, these challenges may seem somewhat unrelated to your career. Recently, however, there's been a noticeable shift within the corporate sector towards doing social good that goes beyond compliance. Therefore, taking on a charity challenge could really help enhance your personal brand.

  • Inside an Online Today event

    Posted: 
    Thursday, 10 December 2015
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    Online Today is a new Big Lottery funded project led by RNIB, delivered in partnership to help people with sensory loss get online. Our team is helping people realise the benefits of being online and giving advice on how to use smartphones, tablets and ereaders.

  • RNIB and the Man Booker Prize - The prize is in sight!

    Posted: 
    Wednesday, 7 October 2015
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    Thanks to sponsorship from the Booker Prize Foundation, RNIB is able to make the six books shortlisted for their prestigious prize into formats that blind and partially sighted people can read.

    Not only that, thanks to the help we receive, we’re also able to make these available by the time the winner is announced in October. In our series of blogs leading up to the big announcement, we tell you a bit more about what goes on behind the scenes!

  • RNIB and the Man Booker Prize - Rocking and rolling

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 22 September 2015
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    Here at the RNIB studios in Camden (London), August is a month of plate-spinning. I’ve been eagerly awaiting the shortlist announcement for the Man Booker Prize, so I can get going on producing the titles as Talking Books.

  • Sound for Sight

    Posted: 
    Wednesday, 9 September 2015
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    We’re delighted to announce our involvement in this year's Sound for Sight concert on World Sight Day, Friday 8 October.

  • RNIB and the Man Booker Prize - And...the race is on!

    Posted: 
    Wednesday, 29 July 2015
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    Each year, we find out in late July the 13 fantastic books that have made it onto the Man Booker Prize longlist. It’s then our job to use the generous sponsorship we get to make the six shortlisted books into accessible formats that blind and partially sighted people can read: that’s giant print books, Braille, and Talking Books.

  • Launching our new accessible computers

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 14 July 2015
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    We've worked with Sight and Sound, and Freedom Scientific to create a range of fully accessible computers.

  • To eye health and sight loss professionals Love Funmi

    Posted: 
    Thursday, 9 July 2015
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    Why are rehabs, ECLOs and nurses are not on the implementation group of a new body aimed at improving eye health for all?

  • 5 Steps to getting the right glasses for light sensitivity

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 12 May 2015
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    Sight loss because of an eye condition, like age-related macular degeneration (AMD), glaucoma or cataracts, can increase your sensitivity to light. Luckily there are ways to help you cope, we explore the five steps to getting the right sunglasses to improve sensitivity to light .

  • RNIB calls for a review into Avastin to treat people with wet AMD

    Posted: 
    Tuesday, 21 April 2015
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    Clara Eaglen explains why commissioners and trusts should exercise caution before Avastin should be used to treat wet AMD.  

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