Professional Teaching Fellow Kerry Atkinson is the recipient of a 2020 Dennis Pickup Clinical Educator Award.
Professional Teaching Fellow Jaymie Rogers is one of only two recipients in 2020 awarded the distinguished University of Auckland Senior Health Research Scholarship.
Associate Professor Jacqueline Ramke has been awarded an Emerging Researcher First Grant from the Health Research Council (HRC).
SOVS Head of School, Professor Steven Dakin, discussed how New Zealand has an issue with eye health inequity.
Dr Ehsan Vaghefi received Science for Technological Innovation (SfTI) funding in 2019, to investigate the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to prevent diabetes retinopathy (loss of vision) for diabetes sufferers in New Zealand.
For the past 10 years SOVS and the NZ National Eye Centre has carried out research into Ocular Prosthetics.
Dr Tina Gao, Lecturer at SOVS, is developing a video game to teach clinical case analysis skills.
Associate Professor Sam Schwarzkopf gave a talk entitled “Size – in the brain and in the mind’s eye” via video chat in the Zangwill Club seminar series at the University of Cambridge.
There have been eight recent publications from SOVS staff.
Associate Professor Jacqueline Ramke discusses equity in eye health.
Dr Phil Turnbull, Senior Lecturer with SOVS, is working on a virtual patient that can be programmed to have a range of ocular disorders and uses probability models to determine their responses.