Miss Valldeflors Viñuela-Navarro
Educational and Professional Qualifications:
2012 – Present: PhD, The assessment of ‘tracking difficulties’ in children, Cardiff University.
2011: MSc in Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, The University of Manchester.
2005-2009: Degree in Optics and Optometry, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC). Spain.
Innovation and Engagement:
Science in Health – 17 March 2011; 8 March 2012
Cardiff School of Medicine / University Hospital of Wales
Demonstration to introduce high school students to eye movements.
Maggie’s Club – One Saturday a month from September 2012
School of Optometry and Vision Sciences / UCAN Productions
Volunteer in ‘Maggie’s Club’ event organised monthly by UCAN Productions. In this event UCAN Production run fun workshops for children with special education needs, focusing on making friends, drama, percussion, circus skills, songs and games.
International Conference Presentations:
“The effect of different motion paradigms in smooth pursuit performance in children”. Viñuela Navarro, V; Woodhouse, JM; Erichsen, JT; Williams, CEM. XIV Biennial meeting of the Child Vision Research Society. Ontario. Canada. June 2013.
Posters and other presentation:
“Scoping exercise: Scoping exercise: The assessment of “tracking difficulties” and eye movements in children”. Viñuela Navarro, V; Woodhouse, JM; Erichsen, JT; Williams, CEM. Optometry tomorrow 2013. College of Optometrists Annual Conference. Nottingham. March 2013.
Named as Highly Commended Poster of Optometry Tomorrow 2013