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Optometry staff and students travelling to Malawi in an airport - all standing together

Optometry Staff and Students provide Vision and Hope to Communities in Malawi

5 September 2023

A dedicated team of optometry students and staff travelled to Malawi on a mission to help people with sight loss, bringing eye care services and hope to local communities.

Picture of Optometry Staff and Students in Ghana

Optometry Staff and Students' Life Changing Mission in Ghana

30 November 2023

A dedicated team of optometry students embarked on a life-changing journey to Ghana, where they made a significant impact through their eye care outreach mission.

Patient and doctor in healthcare environment - Cleifion a meddyg mewn amgylchedd gofal iechyd

Nurses’ professional judgement not utilised in strategic decision making

14 November 2023

Pro-Judge study suggests lack of nurses’ voices in workforce planning could compromise high quality patient care and cause professional dissatisfaction

Lord Mayor of Cardiff, John Wild And Joy Myint

Cardiff Alumna, Lord Mayor of Cardiff visits the School of Optometry

7 November 2023

The Lord Mayor of Cardiff attended the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences’ student induction event to welcome new and returning students for the new academic year.


Warmer, wetter winters bring risks to river insects

7 November 2023

The impacts of climatic fluctuations over the Atlantic ocean are being felt by Welsh stream insects

Drs Bassetto and Heurich

Cardiff researchers receive prestigious award by the British Medical Association Foundation for Medical Research for schizophrenia research

3 November 2023

Two School of Pharmacy researchers delighted with award for mental health research

CARDiph game

Innovative board game replicates the challenges of ‘real world’ medical teaching

2 November 2023

The CARDiph Game takes a unique approach to effective lesson and session planning in medical education.

Professor Joy Myint from the school of Optometry at the Blind Games standing at a podium with a colleague

Professor's Crucial Classification Role at The IBSA World Games

20 October 2023

Professor Joy Myint, Director of Learning at the School of Optometry was recently involved in the organisation and delivery of all the athlete classifications at the recent International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) World Games held in Birmingham.

Three top scientists awarded the Chris McGuigan prize

12 October 2023

The bi-annual McGuigan Drug Discovery prizes awarded to leading scientists

Photos of the first Minister, head and deputy head of Optometry and PVC Biological and life sciences standing outside the optometry building in Cardiff University

School of Optometry Hosts Visit by First Minister to ‘Teach and Treat’ Eye Care Centre

2 October 2023

The School of Optometry in partnership with Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (CVUHB) and the Welsh Government, recently welcomed the First Minister to The NHS Wales University Eye Care Centre (NWUECC) at Cardiff University.