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Monday, November 5, 2018

Trans-Pacific agreement fosters close research partnership between Hong Kong PolyU and Waterloo

Hong Kong PolyU Vice President (Research Development), Alexander Wai holds witnessed agreement (centre) with Waterloo Dean of Sc

Hong Kong PolyU Vice President (Research Development), Alexander Wai holds witnessed agreement (centre) with Waterloo Dean of Science, Bob Lemieux (l

Friday, November 2, 2018

Optometry student Joann Qiao speaks at President’s Reception

Optometry student Joanne Qiao presents at the President’s Reception

Second-year Optometry student Joanne Qiao was one of the presenters at the University of Waterloo President’s Reception on October 29.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Ann Girling receives Westervelt College Alumni Award

After 20 years working in long-term and palliative care, Ann Girling was ready for a change. So in 2015, she went back to school, graduating as a Medical Office Administrator from Westervelt College.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Abnormal vision in childhood can affect brain functions

A research team has discovered that abnormal vision in childhood can affect the development of higher-level brain areas responsible for things such as attention.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Waterloo School of Optometry & Vision Science to have first virtual reality optometry lab in Canada

A new virtual reality (VR) training lab at the University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry & Vision Science, will help Canada’s next generation of optometrists learn how to diagnose vision problems and eye diseases more quickly and accurately.

Monday, September 17, 2018

National Postdoc Appreciation Week, September 17-21: Dr. Elena Leontieva

Dr. Elena Leontieva is a postdoctoral fellow based in the School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of Waterloo and working with Drs Chris Hudson (University of Waterloo) and Wendy Hatch (University of Toronto) in the Kensington Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto. 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

School of Optometry & Vision Science Residencies receive accreditation

The School of Optometry & Vision Science is pleased to announce that our current residencies have received accreditation from the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE). The four current residencies are the Cornea and Contact Lens, Low Vision Rehabilitation, Ocular Disease and Glaucoma, and the Pediatrics and Vision Therapy residency.

Friday, August 17, 2018

OcuBlink, Inc. wins seed funding from two prominent business accelerators

OcuBlink is a Centre for Ocular Research & Education affiliated start-up that is developing sophisticated in vitro eye models for ophthalmic testing.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Congratulations to Priyanka Roy on her successful MS. defense!

Priyanka's graduation

Topic: Automated segmentation of retinal optical coherence tomography images

Supervisor: Dr. Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan & Dr. John Zelek

Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Patty Hrynchak wins Award for Excellence in Optometric Education

Dr. Patricia K. Hrynchak is the 2018 recipient of the Michael G. Harris Family Award for Excellence in Optometric Education from the American Academy of Optometry. 

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