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Seminars and Events

  • Aug
    14

    Dr Klaus Ehrmann, Visiting Fellow at the School of Optometry and Vision Science will give a lecture to all interested parties on Friday 14 August 2015 as part of the Vaegan Seminar Series. 

  • Aug
    28

    On Friday 28 August, the School of Optometry and Vision Science at UNSW Australia is delighted to host Associate Professor Alex Holcombe from the University of Sydney as part of the Vaegan Seminar Series. 

  • Sep
    5

    UNSW will be holding its Open Day at our Kensington campus on Saturday 5 September 2015 commencing at 9.00am.  Staff from the School of Optometry and Vision Science will be available to answer any queries you may have.

  • Sep
    11

    The School welcomes Associate Professor Bamini Gopinath from the University of Sydney who will present on "Novel modifiable nutitional and lifestyle factors for AMD".  His lecture is scheduled for Friday 11 September 2015 at 4pm. 

Research Spotlight

Academics from the School of Optometry and Vision Science are taking the lead in two of the subcommittees that have been formed for the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society Dry-Eye Workshops II. Meetings have been held globally to update the research that has taken place since the first TFOS DEWS I publications came out in 2007. 

Professors Fiona Stapleton and Mark Willcox have been elected to sit on the TFOS DEWSII Steering Committee. Professor Stapleton will Chair the Epidemiology Subcommittee and Professor Willcox has been elected to Chair the Tear Film Subcommittee.

School representatives on these committees include: Dr Isabelle Jalbert (Epidemiology) (top photo), Dr Maria Markoulli (Pathophysiology) (bottom left photo), Visiting Professorial Fellow, Professor Eric Papas (Tear Film) (bottom right photo), Dr Blanka Golebiowski (Sex Hormones and Gender), Professor Fiona Stapleton (Epidemiology, and Pain and Sensation), Professor Mark Willcox (Tear Film).