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Whakapiki Ake – Year 11 Te Whe visit

Whakapiki Ake – Year 11 Te Whe visit

Shepard tables – these rectangles are the same size. Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 On 10 June, a group of Māori Year 11 students and their whānau came to SOVS as part of a programme organised by the Whakapiki Ake Project team, to encourage Māori students to investigate...
SOVS Conference Sunday 16 June

SOVS Conference Sunday 16 June

The 3rd annual SOVS conference on 16 June was a great success. University staff worked hard to provide a full and varied programme where students and already qualified optometrists could learn, discover new research, and network with colleagues. The conference was...
Dr John Phillips honoured with a prestigious award

Dr John Phillips honoured with a prestigious award

Photo: Dr John Phillips, joint recipient of the BCLA Industry Award 2019 Dr John Phillips has been awarded the prestigious British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) Industry Award 2019 along with industry co-developers Stuart Cockerill and Paul Chamberlain from...
New OPTOM 101G course in July

New OPTOM 101G course in July

Photo: A/P Sam Schwarzkopf, who has led the development of the new Gen Ed course OPTOM 101G We are excited to launch a new general education course OPTOM-101G “How We See” to introduce first-year students from all over the University to the...
Recent Publications

Recent Publications

Recent publications by SoVS staff include: Individual differences in visual salience vary along semantic dimensions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA Benjamin de Haas, Alexios L Iakovidis, D. Samuel Schwarzkopf & Karl R Gegenfurtner  Here...