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11 February 2021
To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we wanted to provide an insight into life as a woman working in vision sciences research.
4 February 2021
A study to investigate the value of monitoring people with long standing eye conditions in the community, rather than in hospitals, has secured a significant research grant.
26 October 2020
PhD student, Nikita Thomas, has been awarded an ‘Eye Health Hero’ Award for her outstanding work in developing a visual field-testing device.
31 March 2020
We are delighted to launch the 2020 Commonwealth Scholarship programme for applicants from existing Commonwealth countries.
15 November 2019
Global prevalence of myopia is rising rapidly, affecting one in three people in the UK
27 September 2019
Vaughan Gethin AM has officially opened the ODTTC Glaucoma Centre at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences.
15 August 2019
The MRC has awarded the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences a £2.4 million grant for a major corneal study.
1 May 2019
Cardiff University claims top spot in Wales in The Complete University Guide 2020
21 March 2019
A pioneering report co-authored by Dr Maggie Woodhouse has provided further evidence that traditional eye screening in special schools is ineffective.
28 February 2019
We are delighted to launch the 2019 Commonwealth Scholarship programme for applicants from existing Commonwealth countries.
5 February 2019
Professor Marcela Votruba has co-authored a pioneering report into the increase in vision research opportunities for NHS patients.
3 January 2019
University experts recognised in the 2019 Queen’s New Year’s Honours list
The School of Optometry and Visions Sciences has been represented twice in the Queen’s New Year Honours list for 2019.
20 December 2018
In this year’s College of Optometrists’ Final Assessments (OSCE), Cardiff graduates have once again scored exceptionally.
18 December 2018
On December 7th, researchers from the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences attended a research symposium at Osaka University.
12 December 2018
We are looking for volunteers to take part in a new spectacle lens trial.
21 November 2018
Last week, Julian Jackson, the Founder of social enterprise VisionBridge, was the guest speaker for our bi-weekly seminar series Cornea to Cortex.
31 October 2018
The School of Optometry and Vision Sciences has received an Athena SWAN Bronze Award
3 October 2018
The School of Optometry and Vision Sciences has secured an agreement for a Glaucoma Ophthalmic Diagnostic Teaching and Treatment Centre (ODTTC) in the School Clinics.
22 August 2018
Marcela Votruba, Head of the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences has contributed to a leading UK report which aims to drive eye health up the public health agenda
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