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People

Our School is made up of a dynamic range of over 70 academic and research staff, along with over 20 postgraduate research students - all supported by our dedicated team of professional services staff. We also have a team of clinic staff managing our on-site eye clinic.

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

General contact details

Phone: +44 (0)29 2087 4374 (Main Reception)
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

Professor John Wild

Professor John Wild

Head of School, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences

Email
wildjm@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 29208 76487

School Manager

Carline Beaumont

Carline Beaumont

School Manager

Email
beaumontcp@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 4694

Director of Research

Professor Tom Margrain

Professor Tom Margrain

Director of Research

Email
margrainth@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 29208 76118

Director of Postgraduate Research

Dr Tony Redmond

Dr Tony Redmond

Senior Lecturer, Director of Postgraduate Research

Email
redmondt1@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44(0)29 2087 0564

Director of Teaching

Dr Kirsten Hamilton-Maxwell

Dr Kirsten Hamilton-Maxwell

Director of Learning & Teaching, Senior Lecturer

Email
hamilton-maxwellke@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 5100

Director of Clinics

Dr Katharine Evans

Dr Katharine Evans

Senior Lecturer, Director of Clinics, Deputy Senior Admissions Tutor

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

Wales Optometry Postgraduate Education Centre (WOPEC) Directors

Professor Barbara Ryan

Professor Barbara Ryan

Director Postgraduate Taught Programmes and WOPEC Co-Director

Email
ryanb@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 29208 70233
Dr 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