People

The School is made up of 29 academic staff, 13 research staff, 24 postgraduate (taught) staff, 12 eye clinic staff, 9 clinical teaching associates and over 60 postgraduate students.

In addition, we have a large number of visiting lecturers and optometrists who support the clinical supervision of undergraduate students.

General contact details

Email: optomenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)29 2087 4374.

Fax: +44 (0)29 2087 4859.

Address: School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, Maindy Road, Cathays, Cardiff CF24 4HQ.

Key people

Head of School

Marcela Votruba

Professor Marcela Votruba

Head of School, Optometry and Vision Sciences

Email:
votrubam@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44(0)29 2087 0117

School Manager

Anna Taylor

Anna Taylor

School Manager

Email:
taylora30@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 29208 74694

Director of Research

Andrew Quantock

Professor Andrew Quantock

Director of Research

Email:
quantockaj@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 5064

Director of Postgraduate Research

Jon Erichsen

Professor Jonathan Erichsen

Director of Postgraduate Research

Email:
erichsenjt@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 5656

Acting Director of Teaching

Fergal Ennis

Dr Fergal Ennis

Director of Teaching, Lecturer, BSc Optometry Director of Board of Studies

Email:
ennisf@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 29208 70550

Director of Clinics

Kat Evans

Dr Katharine Evans

Lecturer

Email:
evansks@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 6237

Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC) Directors

Barbara Ryan

Dr Barbara Ryan

Director Postgraduate Taught Programmes and WOPEC Co-Director

Email:
ryanb@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 29208 70233
Nik Sheen

Dr Nik Sheen

WOPEC Co-Director, Clinical Lead for the Eye Health Examinations Wales (EHEW) service

Email:
sheennj@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 6988

Eye Clinic Practice Manager

Helen Morris

Helen Morris

Practice Manager

Email:
morrish4@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 29208 70362