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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