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Hamed Niyazmand Completes PhD!

QUT HDR Student and CLVOL member, Hamed Niyazmand, has completed his QUT doctoral research studies on Ocular changes associated with accommodation and convergence. Hamed’s research centered on ocular changes associated with accommodation and convergence, and primarily focused on how the sclera changed when near tasks were performed….

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Swee Chai Teoh Delivers Virtual Talk for OSA

  QUT PhD Student and CLVOL Member, Swee Chai Teoh, was invited to deliver a virtual presentation as part of the OSA’s July 2020 Data Blitz Series. All presentations shared the common theme of Recent Advances in Understanding Mechanism, Progression, and Treatment in Myopia. Swee Chai Teoh’s video presentation was titled: ‘The short-term…

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Swee Chai Celebrates Fellowship Achievement

  QUT PhD Student and CLVOL member, Swee Chai Teoh, has recently been awarded the title of Fellow, from the Australasia subsidiary of Advanced Higher Education (previously known as the Higher Education Academy). Swee Chai taught undergraduate optometry students for six years at the National Institute of Ophthalmic Sciences, for The Tun…

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A Good Read – Myopia in the 21st Century

Past QUT PhD Graduate, Dr Ranjay Chakraborty, together with CLVOL Researchers, Associate Professors Scott Read and Stephen Vincent, are proud authors of Chapter 4: Understanding Myopia: Pathogenesis and mechanisms, in the newly published book, titled, Updates on Myopia: A Clinical Perspective. A summary from the book reads: ‘This open…

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ICCLC Showcases Quality CLVOL Research Achievements

The 17th International Cornea & Contact Lens Congress (ICCLC): A Breath of Fresh Air was held at Peppers Conference Centre, Noosa, on the Sunshine Coast, Qld from 11th October to 13 October 2019. The QUT Contact Lens and Visual Optics Laboratory (CLVOL) was well represented with 3 members in attendance: Associate Professor Stephen…

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Virtual Delivery of Australian Vision Convention (AVC) on 4 and 5 April 2020

Damien Fisher delivering his virtual PhD research presentation, with Melinda Toomey, President of OQNT (in view). Rohan Hughes delivering his virtual PhD research presentation, with Melinda Toomey, President of OQNT (in view). Rebecca Cox delivering her virtual PhD research presentation, with Melinda Toomey, President of OQNT (in…

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Las Vegas Welcomes QUT Associate Professor to International Conferences, in January 2020

Photo taken at Global Speciality Lens Symposium in January, Las Vegas, (left to right) James Wolffsohn, Pat Caroline, Gonzalo Carracedo, Lynette Johns, Greg DeNaeye and Stephen Vincent. CLVOL Member and QUT Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor Stephen Vincent was an invited speaker to both the International Forum for Scleral Lens…

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NYSF Students and NSTSS Teachers Embrace Innovative Learning Opportunities at QUT CLVOL in 2020

Yr 12 Student participates in colour vision testing.   On Monday, 13 January, the Contact Lens and Visual Optics Lab (CLVOL) hosted 27 high school students from the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF), and later the same week on Wednesday, 15 January, the lab hosted 19 secondary school teachers from the National Science Teachers Summer…

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Research Engineer, Jason Kugelman presented his research findings at the Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA) Conference held in Perth

Jason Kugelman along side his poster which he presented on Day 2 of the 2019 DICTA Conference, in Perth. Jason Kugelman, Research Engineer and CLVOL member from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), in Brisbane, Australia, was an invited speaker at the Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA) Conference held…

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QUT CLVOL Celebrates Visiting International Women

[Left to Right] Dominika Sulot, Maria Zinser, Professor Michael Collins (CLVOL Manager), Marcela Niemczyk and Lea Schneider.Polish PhD students, Marcela Niemczyk and Dominika Sulot, along with German undergraduate optometry students, Lea Schneider and Maria Zinser, are currently visiting QUT CLVOL at Kelvin Grove, in Brisbane, Australia….

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CLVOL researcher, David Alonso-Caneiro is co-investigator on new NHMRC Ideas Grant

[From left to right] Photo of staff from QUT CLVOL Machine Learning Team: Jared Hamwood, Jason Kugelman and Dr David Alonso-Caneiro.The Ideas Grant scheme is one of NHMRC’s new flagship funding schemes and was introduced for the first time in 2019. With close to 3000 grant applications received from health and medical researchers across…

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Dr Lisa Ostrin Presents Pioneering Research

The QUT CLVOL lab welcomed international academic and researcher, Dr Lisa Ostrin, from the University of Houston, College of Optometry, for the months of June and July this year. Dr Ostrin’s current research specifically focuses on myopia and circadian rhythms, and she was invited to QUT as an IHBI Visiting Research Fellow to present her…

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