In conversation with Professor Noel Brennan and Professor Bruce Evans

Catalogue Number: 2096
In conversation with Professor Noel Brennan and Professor Bruce Evans
Category: Video and audio CD
Corporation: Cooper Vision Inc
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2011
Time Period: 21st C
Publisher/Manufacturer: Cooper Vision Inc CooperVisionTV.co
Description Of Item: Web video in colour of an interview of Professors Noel A Brennan and Bruce Evans interviewed by Nick Rumney MScOptom FCOptom, about 30 minutes
Historical Significance: The video presents the professional background of both interviewees and comments on optometry at the University of Melbourne in the 1980s when both Brennan and Rumney were graduate students. Dr Noel Brennan qualified in optometry at the University of Melbourne and completed a PhD degree at the University under the supervsion of Dr (later Professor) Leo Carney. He became a lecturer in the Department of Optometry at the University of Melbourne in 1985 and ran a sucessful research laboratory studying contact lenses and the eye with good support from the contact lens industry. He was promoted to Associate Professor before resigning to enter private practice and to engage in consulting work for the contact lens industry in 1994. Bruce Evans studied optometry at City University and was registered as an optometrist in 1984. He attained the Diploma in Contact Lens Practice of the British College of Optometrists in 1987 and studied visual Factors in dyslexia with Dr Neville Drasdo at Aston University in 1988 where he obtained his PhD in 1991 . In 1991 Dr Evans was appointed as Research Fellow, in 1993 as Senior Lecturer, and in 1998 as Director of Research at the Institute of Optometry in London. Professor Evans' main areas of research are visual factors in dyslexia, orthoptics, contact lenses, and glaucoma. He published Pickwell's Binocular Vision Anomalies, Third Edition, in 1997, with the fifth edition published in 2007 and Dyslexia and Vision in 2001, In 2010 he co-authored a book on Vision and Reading Difficulties for eyecare professionals. Professor Evans has published over 200 articles. Nick Rumney (Pictured) qualified in optometry in the UK and completed a Masters degree in optometry at the University of Melbourne. He is in private practice in Hereford UK and is a prominent optometist in the UK.
How Acquired: Downloaded from web
Date Acquired: Oct 2012
Condition: Good but resolution is not enough for full screen viewing
Location: Archive computer iPhoto

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