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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 offered in the afternoons at 4:30pm, 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 45 graduate students and has been in operation for over 25 years.

2017-2018 Lectures

Seminars will be held at 4:30 pm in OPT 1129 or OPT 347

Wednesday, 25th October 2017 - OPT 347

  • Dr. Vincent Billock, The Ohio State University
  • Theme: Visual psychophysics and theoretical neuroscience

Friday, 24th November 2017 - OPT 1129

  • Dr. Delia Cabrera DeBuc, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
  • Theme: Mathematical modeling of retinal and corneal morphology

Wednesday, 24th January 2018 - OPT 347

  • Dr. Mitchell M. Scheiman, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Theme: Pediatric and Binocular Vision

Friday, 2nd March 2018 - OPT 1129

  • Dr. Maud Gorbet, University of Waterloo
  • Theme: Biocompatibility with biomaterials and biomedical devices

Wednesday, 28th March 2018 - OPT 347

  • Dr. Christian Casanova, Université de Montréal
  • Theme: Neurodegenerative diseases

Tuesday, 24th April 2018 - GSRC Keynote Speaker

  • Dr. Linda Carson, University of Waterloo
  • Theme: Vision in Fine Arts

Previous series


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