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of our graduates were in employment and/or further study, due to start a new job or course, or doing other activities, such as travelling.
we are truly a globaluniversity
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Working to make
a better future
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at the heart of everything we do
13 June 2022
Sight-saving therapy called corneal cross-linking has recently been approved for use by the Welsh Government for the treatment of keratoconus patients as young as 11 years old.
29 April 2022
Researchers have discovered how to generate miniature lacrimal glands from human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to combat the effects of dry eye disease.
21 March 2022
A new NHS Wales University Eye Care Centre has opened at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences with the aim of reducing hospital waiting times for patients requiring eye care.
23 September 2021
Optometry has been added to the growing portfolio of degree pathways available at Cardiff University.
27 July 2021
Researchers have developed fully synthetic corneal implants that will resolve the corneal tissue shortage faced by traditional corneal transplants.
22 June 2021
Cardiff University’s pioneering service inspires launch of first eye clinic for people with Down’s syndrome in England
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.
We train the next generation of optometrists, and our research has advanced global understanding of vision disorders to improve quality of life.
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We are proud to hold the Athena SWAN Bronze Award and we continually strive to ensure gender equality.