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  • 30 June 2017

    Opportunities for prestigious UNSW Scientia PhD scholarships in eye health research are available at the School of Optometry and Vision Science (SOVS) and The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney Office. Both SOVS and The George Institute have a strcutured postgraduate program consisting of in-house research seminars, developing students methodological, statistical and research skills and access to the best researchers in Australia and Internationally, who are willing to provide their experitise, knowledge, advice and guidance.

  • 1 June 2017

    The School of Optometry and Vision Science is delighted to announce that Dr Nicole Carnt will join the team as a UNSW Scientia Fellow from 1 June 2017.

  • 10 May 2017

    Dr Fabian Conrad has been appointed to the Visiting Academic team at the School of Optometry and Vision Science at UNSW Sydney as a Conjoint Associate Lecturer.

Seminars and Events

Research Spotlight

The British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) conference 2017 held from 9th to 11th June in Liverpool, UK (the “home of The Beatles”) was educational, informative and a wonderful celebration of the 40th anniversary of BCLA clinical conferences. The School of Optometry and Vision Science (SOVS) was well represented, with Professor Mark Willcox, Visiting Professor Eric Papas, Dr Jacqueline Tan and PhD candidate Ms Jaya Sowjanya Siddireddy in attendance.

It was with great joy that we witnessed our own UNSW Sydney, SOVS PhD candidate Jaya Sowjanya Siddireddy give her first ever conference presentation, and receive the prestigious and highly competitive Dallos Award for her research on “The role of eyelid bacteria on contact lens discomfort”.