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

Email:
votrubam@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44(0)29 208 70117

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 29208 75656

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