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Vision Science Research Seminar Series

East entrance to School of Optometry and Vision SciencePlease plan to attend an exciting series of vision science research seminars presented in uWaterloo's School of Optometry and Vision Science. We have invited a list of speakers with international reputations. The seminar topics will range from basic vision science to clinical trials. Seminars are planned for Friday afternoons at 3:30pm, with a reception following the talk to stimulate social interaction between the speaker, faculty, students and our guests. The Vision Science research program is very active with over 20 Faculty and over 55 graduate students and has been in operation for over 25 years.

2016-2017 Lectures

Seminars will be held at 4:30 pm in OPT 1129

Friday, 28th Oct 2016

  • Dr. Judith West-Mays, McMaster University, Canada
  • Theme: Glaucoma, Molecular Pathology

Wednesday, 30th Nov 2016

  • Dr. Shirin Hassan, Indiana University, USA
  • Theme: Vision and Mobility

Friday, 27th Jan 2017

  • Dr. Melanie Campbell, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Theme: Optical Systems and Biophysics

Wednesday, 15th Feb 2017

  • Dr. William Bobier, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Theme: Ocular Focus and Alignment

Wednesday, 29th Mar 2017

  • Dr. Martin Steinbach, York University, Canada
  • Theme: Eye Movements, Strabismus

Tuesday, 25th April 2017 - GSRC Keynote Speaker

  • Dr. David Porreca, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Theme: Vision and Medieval Magic

Wednesday, 3rd May 2017

  • Dr. Maria Carmen, Acosta UniversitasMiguel Hernández, Spain
  • Theme: Ocular Neurobiology

Previous series


Dr. Vivian Choh
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Dr. Trefford Simpson
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Dr. Natalie Hutchings
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