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Health research is an area of strength in UTS’ research strategy. The strategy is underpinned by a significant five-year investment and has a focus on collaborative and interdisciplinary research; innovative technological approaches; commitment to researcher development and strengthening the relationship between research and teaching and learning.
UTS: Orthoptics has a research intensive culture, with internationally renowned researchers in eye therapy leading teams of postdoctoral fellows and research students to actively improve health outcomes.
The following supervisors are open to receiving expressions of interest:
Development and progression of myopia; vision testing methods and the epidemiology of visual impairment, amblyopia and strabismus
Ocular imaging techniques; Mechanical and structural properties of retinal vessels; Dynamic physiological interactions between the eye and the brain
Public health approaches in eye care for the prevention, detection and early intervention of eye conditions such as childhood refractive error, strabismus and amblyopia and the visual function of people who have had a stroke.
We welcome expressions of interest from passionate researchers at all career stages. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to make a confidential enquiry.