News & Events
Dr Tyrone Kidney
Innovation & Engagement Manager for the Allied Health Professions
A Consultant Ophthalmologist and expert in inherited eye disease has been appointed the new head of the University’s School of Optometry and Vision Sciences.
Vision Aid Overseas: UK Optometry Students Help Improve Lives in Zambia
Keith Meek became the first non-Ophthalmologist to be awarded the prestigious Pearce medal from the United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
A team of University scientists have teamed-up with leading space engineers to create an instrument which could help detect the developed world’s most common form of sight loss.
Clinical Excellence at the National Autistic Society’s (NAS) Autism Professionals Awards.
A team of qualified optometrists joining a Vision Aid Overseas (VAO) project where we were teaching the very first Optometry undergraduate students at Chainama College of Health Sciences, Lusaka.
Cardiff University’s Special Assessment Clinic team has been shortlisted for the National Autistic Society Award for Clinical Excellence.
Awarded a programme grant from the Medical Research Council for 5 years.
Maggie was nominated for another award in the special Diamond Jubilee Lifetime Achievement Award Category .
Richard Earlam is elected to Life Fellowship of The College of Optometrists in recognition of the outstanding contribution he has made to the optometric profession.
Insight Radio's Steve Powell spoke to Dr Craig Boote to find out more about the research and what it means for detection and treatment.
UCAN has collaborated with our School to set up a new venture. It’s called Maggie’s Club.
A university pro-vice chancellor, Tim Wess, witnessed the unfolding landslide disaster in Uganda while visiting a charity project in the African nation.
WOPEC have been short-listed for Company of the Year 2012 in the AOP Best Company Award.
With support from Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, students from the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences have been able to undertake eye examinations in Welsh for the first time.
Dr Paul Murphy who was awarded Fellowship of the Academy in recognition of his significant contribution to optometric research and education.
Visually impaired young people have joined optometry students from the University to climb one of Wales' most iconic mountains.
The Minister for Health and Social Services, Lesley Griffiths, has visited the first postgraduate education centre for optometry in the world – based in Cardiff.
School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Maindy Road, Cathays, CF24 4LU
Sight Cymru (formerly known as Sight Support) has, for a number of years now, organised and delivered the Wales & West Vision Conference which is aimed at professionals working within the eye care sector.
15 March 2012
Opening exhibition for a collection of photographs reflecting life in Ghana, West Africa
A JSPS-Sponsored Research Symposium at Cardiff University
The graduation ceremony for Optometry students will take place on Friday 19th July 2012 in St David's Hall
The academic year 2010-11 marks the 75th anniversary year of teaching optics and optometry at Cardiff University!
17 April 2010
Maggie Woodhouse & Jon Erichsen at the School of Optometry & Vision Sciences at Cardiff University conduct research to better understand eye movements and eye movement problems, and to develop means of diagnosing problems in clinical situations.
2 March 2010
The purpose of this talk is to introduce you to birds as highly visual animals. Like humans, but unlike many mammals that depend on their sense of smell, birds rely on vision as their primary sense.
The School celebrates 75 years of optics and optometry teaching in Cardiff during the whole of 2010. Several events are taking place, including a BIG alumni celebration in October 2010, and an exhibition of optical artifacts and images that features the recreation of a 1960s consulting room.
Details of upcoming events as well as information on past events
Capturing optometry success
Photography exhibition marks anniversary of optometry centre