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Velocity – Innovation Challenge 2019 winner

Velocity – Innovation Challenge 2019 winner

Image: Soheil being presented with the award by Will Charles from UniServices. Velocity is New Zealand’s principal entrepreneurial development programme, launched in 2003 and hosted within the School of Business.  Each year Velocity and UniServices come together to...
SOVS conference Sunday 16 June 2019

SOVS conference Sunday 16 June 2019

Are you interested in learning about Dry Eye? You’ll be able to get some hands-on experience with our state of the art equipment in the Dry Eye Management workshop where we will be demonstrating BlephEx, Blephasteam, Lipiview, IPL and Lipiflow. Want to know more about...
Focus on Community Eye Health

Focus on Community Eye Health

Image: Dr Lisa Hamm with a child awaiting eye screening Dr Lisa Hamm was awarded an International Central Network and Partnership Grant to explore the possibility of collaborative projects with the Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO) at the...
Focus on staff: Kyle Kratochvila, Timetable Coordinator

Focus on staff: Kyle Kratochvila, Timetable Coordinator

Purpose When I tell people I am a Timetable Co-ordinator this can often be met with a blank stare. If a staff member or student is where they need to be based on the information they can see in their schedule, then everything is working correctly and my role isn’t one...
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...
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