News

Professor Marcela Votruba

A new focus for optometry

2 January 2014

Professor Marcela Votruba has been appointed as the new Head of the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences.

Janaka Sasitharan dispensing glasses to a patient in Zambia

Vision aid overseas

13 November 2013

Two UK optometry students have successfully completed a coveted placement in Zambia with international development charity Vision Aid Overseas

Keith Meek receives the Pearce Medal

30 October 2013

Keith is the first non-Ophthalmologist to be awarded the prestigious Pearce medal.

Dr Tom Magrain

Detecting Sight Loss

17 July 2013

A team of University scientists have teamed-up with leading space engineers to create an instrument which could help detect the developed world’s most common form of sight loss.

Reading the unreadable

22 May 2013

'Unopenable' scrolls will yield their secrets to new x-ray system.

Autistic Society’s Professionals Awards

13 May 2013

The Special Assessment Clinic won the award for providing specialist eye care services for people with autism and other forms of learning disabilities.

Special Assessment Staff

Supporting clinical excellence

24 January 2013

University team shortlisted for national award.

Understanding disability award for Dr Margaret Woodhouse

17 December 2012

Understanding Disability Award for Dr Margaret Woodhouse

Lifetime Achievement Commendation for Optometry Lecturer

13 December 2012

Dr Maggie Woodhouse receives a Lifetime Achievement Commendation in the 2012 Understanding Disability

Funding Success

9 November 2012

Major new grant for research into vision loss.