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Research Themes

Eye Examination being carried out.

The School currently has three research themes: Clinical and Investigative Vision Sciences, Structural Biophysics, and Visual Neuroscience.

Research Projects

Image Processing Workstations

The School is involved in many research projects, some of which are linked to our research groups. Find out more about our projects, and the topics chosen by our PhD students.


Research Ethics

Research Ethics

All research (including audit / service evaluation) involving human subjects or human tissue, that takes place within the School and/or is conducted by members of the School, is subject to scrutiny by the School’s Research / Audit Ethics Committee.

Research Units

A dynamic retinoscopy being performed on a child with Down's Syndrome.

There are three research units based at the School: The Down's Syndrome Vision Research Unit, The Contact Lens & Anterior Eye Research Unit (CLAER), The Research Unit for Nystagmus (RUN) and the Macular Research Group.

Cornea to Cortex Research Seminar

Cornea to Cortex research seminar logo

'Cornea to Cortex' is a well established series of research seminars hosted by the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences at Cardiff University. These seminars usually take place on Wednesday lunchtimes.




Prof Andrew Quantock

Position:Director of Research
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Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 5064Extension: 75064