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Student experience: Amosa Lene, Fiji Camp

Student experience: Amosa Lene, Fiji Camp

Image: Amosa (at right) with fellow students in Fiji For my second university placement I was given the opportunity to attend a medical camp with an organisation called Sathya Sai International (SAI). Like “Doctors For You”, this international organisation is involved...
Recent Publications

Recent Publications

Recent publications by SoVS staff include: 1.Detection of smoking status from retinal images; a Convolutional Neural Network study Scientific Reports 2019 May 9;9(1):7180 Ehsan Vaghefi, Song Yang, Sophie Hill, Gayl Humphrey, Natalie Walker, David Squirrell We trained...
Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Please see below for upcoming funding deadlines; email SOVS Research Support (sovsresearchsupport@auckland.ac.nz) if you need further information or support. For anyone planning on applying for any of these grants, please email as soon as possible, ideally a few weeks...
Head of School message – May

Head of School message – May

Welcome to the May issue of our newsletter for 2019. By the time this goes out, I and nine other members of SOVS staff will be in Vancouver where we are attending the 2019 meeting of The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). The meeting is...
NZAO Awards 2019

NZAO Awards 2019

Image: NZAO Award winners with NZAO president Rochelle van Eysden On Thursday 11 April 2019 Optometry students, teaching staff from the School of Optometry and Vision Science, and council members from the New Zealand Association of Optometrists (NZAO) came together...
Focus on Honorary Teaching Fellows

Focus on Honorary Teaching Fellows

From left: Michael White (Visique Whakatane), Sushmita Chinchankar (BOptom student) and Ian Finch (Visique Whakatane) Last month’s newsletter introduced the Rural Health Interprofessional Programme (RHIP) and SOVS’ first engagement with this initiative by sending...
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