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Mr Lee McIlreavy 


Undergraduate Education

2004-2007: BSc (Hons) Optometry, University of Ulster

Postgraduate Education

2012 – Present: PhD Vision Science, Cardiff University (PSYCH/OPTOM)

Awards/External Committees

2009-2010: Institutional Review Board for Human Studies, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.
2006: Summer Research Scholarship, College of Optometrists, UK.

Employment

2008-2010: Research fellow with Dr Peter Bex, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.
2007-2008: Pre-registration optometrist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

Public engagement

October 2012: Nystagmus Network Open Day, School of Optometry, Cardiff University / Nystagmus Network.  .  Presentation of current nystagmus research at the School of Optometry and answering questions on aspects of nystagmus including waveform, associated conditions and visual functioning.

March 2013: Science in Health Live, School of Medicine, Cardiff University / University Hospital of Wales. Demonstration to introduce high school students to the function of eye movements and how they are recorded in the course of basic research and clinical diagnosis

March 2013: Brain Games, Cardiff School of Psychology, Cardiff University / Wellcome Trust.  Demonstration of a series of visual illusions aimed at children aged 8-11 to find out more about how their brain works.

October 2013: Nystagmus Network Open Day, School of Optometry, Cardiff University / Nystagmus Network.  Presentation of current nystagmus research at the School of Optometry and answering questions on aspects of nystagmus including waveform, associated conditions and visual functioning.