Helping people see

The School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Waterloo, provides the only English optometric training in Canada leading to an accredited Doctor of Optometry degree. The school also provides a graduate program in Vision Science and Optometry. Extensive clinic programs support practical experience for students and health services for the public. Read more about the School of Optometry...

  1. Apr. 12, 2021Dr. Donna Strickland to deliver annual Larkworthy Memorial Lecture
    Dr. Donna Strickland headshot

    The School of Optometry & Vision Science is delighted to present Dr. Donna Strickland as the 2020-2021 Larkworthy Memorial Lecture guest speaker on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

  2. Apr. 6, 2021Ambitious Waterloo Eye Institute receives university approval
    Artist's rendering of the Waterloo Eye Institute

    Thanks to the generous support of our donors, the profession, and the University of Waterloo, the School of Optometry and Vision Science is moving closer breaking ground on the Waterloo Eye Institute (WEI). 

  3. Mar. 24, 2021Recognizing Melanie Mungalsingh as an exceptional student teacher
    Melanie Mungalsingh headshot


    The School of Optometry & Vision Science is proud to announce that student Melanie Mungalsingh has been awarded the 2021 Amit and Menna Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student.

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  1. Apr. 27, 20212021 Vision Science Graduate Research Studies Conference

    Registration is now open for our 2021 Vision Science Graduate Research Studies Conference. Please contact emily.oconnor@uwaterloo.ca with any last-minute questions.

    Date: April 27, 2021

    Platform: Via WebEx

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  2. Apr. 27, 2021Larkworthy Memorial Lecturer: Dr. Donna Strickland
    Dr. Donna Strickland

    Vision Science Research Seminar: 2020-2021's Larkworthy Memorial Lecture


    Dr. Donna Strickland
    Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy,
    University of Waterloo
    Nobel Laureate, Physics 2018

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