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Dr Kirsten Hamilton-Maxwell 


Educational and Professional Qualifications:

  • Registered Optometrist (UK), 2007-current
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, 2009-current
  • PhD in Optometry (University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2007)
  • Registered Optometrist (Australia), 1997-2011
  • Bachelor of Optometry, First Class Honours and the University Medal (University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1997)

 

Academic Positions:

  • Lecturer, Cardiff University, 2007-current
  • Part-time Research Assistant, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2006
  • Part-time Clinical Supervisor, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2003-2006

 

School and University Roles and Committees:                  

  • Member of the School Research Ethics Audit Committee, 2012-current
  • Member of the Staff/Student Panel, 2012-current
  • Member of the Board of Studies, 2007-current
  • Member of the School Examination Board, 2007-current
  • Member of the Equality & Diversity and Staff Development Committee, 2010-2011
  • Member of the Athena Swan Silver Award Steering Group, 2010-2011
  • Member of the Strategy and Resources committee 2007-9

 

Awards:         

  • The UNSW University Medal for Optometry. (1998)
  • The SOLA Optical Australia Pty. Ltd. Prize for the best overall performance in OPTM4301 Visual Science IV, The Theo Kannis Prize for Clinical Optometry for the best overall performance in Clinical Optometry throughout the Bachelor of Optometry course, The Hoya Lens Australia Pty Limited Prize for the best overall performance in Ocular and Visual Science throughout the Bachelor of Optometry degree course, The Australian Optometrical Association Prize for outstanding academic performance in the Bachelor of Optometry course and The Head of School’s prize for outstanding overall performance in the Bachelor of Optometry course. (1997)
  • The Bausch and Lomb Prize for the best performance in Year 3 of the Bachelor of Optometry course, The Martin Wells Pty Limited Prize for the best performance in OPTM2208 Diagnosis of Ocular Disease (Year 2) and OPTM3208 Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Disease (Year 3) and The Essilor Australia Pty Limited Prize for the best performance in OPTM3301 Visual Science III and OPTM3309 Ocular Science III. (1996)
    The Safilo Australia Prize for the best performance in OPTM2302 Clinical Optometry II, The Martin Wells Pty Limited Prize for the best performance in OPTM2301 Ocular and Visual Science II, The Optical Products Ltd Prize for the best performance in OPTM2303 Spectacle Lens and Optical Systems and The School of Physiology and Pharmacology Staff Prize for Physiology 1 or Principles of Physiology for the best performance in PHPH2112 Physiology 1 or PHPH2122 Principles of Physiology. (1995)
  • The Optometrists Association of NSW Prize for the best performance in OPTM1202 Clinical Optometry I. (1994)