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Student success: Dean’s Medal 2019

Student success: Dean’s Medal 2019

Photo: Muthana Noori The Dean’s Medal is awarded annually to a graduate of the BOptom programme who has made an exceptional contribution to the academic development of the faculty throughout their time as a student. The 2019 Dean’s Medal was awarded to Muthana Noori...
Summer studentship: Sachi Rathod

Summer studentship: Sachi Rathod

Photo: Sachi Rathod In January and February 2020, Part IV student Sachi Rathod carried out a research project through a SOVS-supported Summer Studentship, supervised by Dr John Phillips. Sachi’s research uses electrophysiology to locate where atropine, a drug which...
Celebrating women in science

Celebrating women in science

Photo: Dr Tina Gao February 11 was the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Our very own Dr Tina Gao was one of FMHS’ female scientists to be profiled in a story on the University website recently to celebrate the challenges and success of women in the...
SEMO 2020 – AI workshop

SEMO 2020 – AI workshop

Photo: Using AI to assist with clinical diagnosis More than 60 abstracts on a variety of topics in education and science streams have been received for the Scientific and Educators’ Meeting in Optometry (SEMO 2020). The conference promises to have something of...
Clinicians’ retreat

Clinicians’ retreat

Photo: Domain Lodge (https://www.domainlodge.co.nz/) On Tuesday 11 February SOVS clinicians attended a full-day annual retreat held at the Cancer Society’s Domain Lodge, next to the Grafton Campus. A major focus for the discussions was cultural competency matters,...
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