School of Optometry and Vision Sciences

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Cardiff Optometrist attends NHS celebration at Downing Street

9 July 2018

Dr Barbara Ryan, Director of Postgraduate Programmes received an invitation to a reception at 10 Downing Street to celebrate 70 years of the NHS

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Study suggests education causes short-sightedness

6 June 2018

Link between time spent in education and short-sightedness

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Young Investigator Award 2018

4 May 2018

Congratulations to Elena Koudouna, Research Associate in the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences on being successful in achieving the Young Investigator Award 2018.

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Commonwealth Sponsorship Opportunity

19 April 2018

We are delighted to launch the 2018 Commonwealth Scholarship programme.

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Take part in our lens trial and get a free pair of spectacles

24 January 2018

Cardiff University’s School of Optometry and Vision Science are looking for volunteers to take part in a new spectacle lens trial.

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School of Optometry lecturer secures grant for vital nystagmus research

11 January 2018

Dr Lee Mcilreavy, lecturer at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, has secured funding from two leading eye research charities to fund research aimed at the early detection of nystagmus.

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Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Cardiff University’s Down’s Syndrome Vision Research Unit

30 November 2017

Transforming eye care and learning potential for children with Down’s syndrome

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The School of Optometry and Vision Sciences hosts successful stem cell symposium event

21 November 2017

On 2-3 November, The School of Optometry held a research symposium event entitled Stem Cells & the Eye.

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School of Optometry wins prestigious ‘School of the Year’ award

14 November 2017

The School of Optometry has won the coveted ‘School of the Year’ at this year’s Celebrating Excellence Awards.

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Finalists for AOP 2018 Award made up of entirely Cardiff University graduates

9 October 2017

The finalists for this year’s Association of Optometrists (AOP) Newly-qualified Optometrist of the Year award are all Cardiff University graduates.

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Fully funded PhD studentship in Vision Sciences

29 September 2017

Cardiff University School of Optometry and Vision Sciences has a fully funded PhD Studentship available suitable for healthcare, psychology, vision and related backgrounds.

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Free eye examinations and contact lens appointments for all

12 September 2017

From October to March, Cardiff University Optometrists offer free eye examinations and contact lens appointments for everyone.

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Cancer survivor sets her sights on graduation

18 July 2017

Leukaemia fight proves no obstacle for inspirational optometry graduate

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Complete University Guide 2018

1 May 2017

For the second consecutive year, Cardiff University’s School of Optometry and Vision Sciences have been ranked ‘Number One’ in the UK for Optometry, according to the Complete University Guide 2018.

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Professor Marcela Votruba has been elected as a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales

27 April 2017

Professor Marcela Votruba has been elected as a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales

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Success for 5th annual Brain Games

29 March 2017

Around 3,700 children and families put their brains to the test on Sunday as they gathered at the National Museum Cardiff for this year’s Brain Games event.

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Science in Health Live

17 March 2017

Inspiring next generation of researchers and doctors

3rd Annual Inherited Eye Disease Patient Day

3rd Annual Inherited Eye Disease Patient Day

16 March 2017

3rd Annual Inherited Eye Disease Patient Day Wednesday 15th March 2017 5.00—8.30pm Cardiff School of Optometry & Vision Sciences Main Lecture Theatre

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Albert Waeschle Donation

13 March 2017

Albert Waeschle have kindly donated 13 ‘Opticlar’ Ophthalmoscope/Retinoscope sets to the School

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Home-based rehabilitation improves daily life of people with low vision

12 December 2016

Study reveals benefit of home care by visual rehabilitation officers