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.
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.
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!
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.
We’re delighted to announce our involvement in this year's Sound for Sight concert on World Sight Day, Friday 8 October.
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.
We've worked with Sight and Sound, and Freedom Scientific to create a range of fully accessible computers.
Why are rehabs, ECLOs and nurses are not on the implementation group of a new body aimed at improving eye health for all?
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 .
Clara Eaglen explains why commissioners and trusts should exercise caution before Avastin should be used to treat wet AMD.