School of Optometry and Vision Sciences

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Royal recognition

3 January 2019

University experts recognised in the 2019 Queen’s New Year’s Honours list

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Double New Year Honours for Optometry and Vision Sciences

3 January 2019

The School of Optometry and Visions Sciences has been represented twice in the Queen’s New Year Honours list for 2019.

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Cardiff optometry graduates excel in final assessments

20 December 2018

In this year’s College of Optometrists’ Final Assessments (OSCE), Cardiff graduates have once again scored exceptionally.

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School researchers attend significant stem cell symposium event in Japan

18 December 2018

On December 7th, researchers from the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences attended a research symposium at Osaka University.

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

12 December 2018

We are looking for volunteers to take part in a new spectacle lens trial.

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Leading sight loss research campaigner gives talk at School

21 November 2018

Last week, Julian Jackson, the Founder of social enterprise VisionBridge, was the guest speaker for our bi-weekly seminar series Cornea to Cortex.

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Athena SWAN success for School

31 October 2018

The School of Optometry and Vision Sciences has received an Athena SWAN Bronze Award

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Glaucoma Treatment centre given green light at School

3 October 2018

The School of Optometry and Vision Sciences has secured an agreement for a Glaucoma Ophthalmic Diagnostic Teaching and Treatment Centre (ODTTC) in the School Clinics.

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Head of School contributes to leading report into public eye health

22 August 2018

Marcela Votruba, Head of the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences has contributed to a leading UK report which aims to drive eye health up the public health agenda

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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.

Lens trial

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.