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Staff news

Marvin Wu is moving into a new and exciting position as Research Programme Manager with the Liggins Institute from 12 July. Marvin came to SOVS early in 2020, shortly before the Level 4 Covid-19 lockdown, and worked hard to assist researchers in the school with all...
Te Whe visit 2021

Te Whe visit 2021

Photo: Kaiāwhina Renata Watene speaks with rangatahi about optometry as a career The annual Te Whe programme took place in June this year. The event is aimed at Year 11 Māori rangatahi and is part of the faculty’s Vision 20:20 initiatives to raise students’...
Graduation

Graduation

Tuesday 1 June 2021 was a very special day for our Part V BOptom Class of 2020: after a somewhat disrupted year, graduands finally were able to come together to celebrate their achievements with fellow classmates, family and SOVS staff at a pre-graduation function...
Invited talk – Sam Schwarzkopf

Invited talk – Sam Schwarzkopf

In September 2020, Associate Professor Sam Schwarzkopf gave an invited talk entitled “Neural signatures of visual perception – successes, failures, and potential disasters” via Zoom at the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) in Cardiff,...
Staff news

Te Akoranga Kairangi course

Professor Alison Jones of the Faculty of Education and Social Work and Vikki Demant, a specialist kapa haka Kaiako in schools across Tāmaki Makaurau, have been teaching Te Akoranga Kairangi: an 8-week course which introduces participants to Māori language...