Prizes

UNSW School of Optometry Vision Science annually awards prizes to recognise achievement by UNSW students and graduates in the areas of Academic Excellence, Global Impact and Social Engagement.

The following prizes are awarded to postgraduate students studying at the School:

Postgraduate: Best Performance in the Postgraduate Ocular Therapeutics

Stage Awarded Postgraduate Coursework
Sponsor Luxxotica
Purpose To reward the student with the best performance in postgraduate therapeutics. This addresses academic excellence.
Selection Criteria Best performance in OPTM7436 who completed the program, regardless of commencement date.

Postgraduate: The Brian Kirby Prize for the Best PhD Thesis

Stage Awarded Postgraduate Research
Sponsor Designs for Vision
Purpose To reward the student with the best performance in their PhD thesis. This addresses academic excellence.
Selection Criteria

Best thesis as judged by the comments of the thesis examiners for a thesis whose examiner reports have been received between January and December of the previous year.