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Ellen and Iris have landed in Ghana. They will soon be en route to Jachie to commence with comprehensive eye examinations on approximately 1000 children over the course of the next two weeks. Our funding requirements have not yet been met, but you can still donate to help support us with this project via https://onepercentclub.com/en/projects/eye-examination-in-rural-ghana....

Expression of Interest for the 2019 round of the UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme is now open, and will close at 11.59pm on 20 July 2018. SOVS has a structured postgraduate program consisting of in-house research seminars, developing students methodological, statistical and research skills and access to the best researchers in Australia and Internationally, who are...

It is with immense pleasure that The Optical Foundation introduces our newest board member Simone Stad. Simone is a Dutch optometrist and completed her Bachelor degree at the University of applied science in Utrecht. For her Master degree, she went to City University London, United Kingdom. She is a Fellow of the BCLA and lectured extensively at national and...

With the objective of making eye care accessible for everyone in Ghana (especially children), The Optical Foundation created a sustainable eye health care program that provides children with full eye exams while at the same time giving Ghanaian Optometry students at Universities hands-on practical experience by allowing them to perform these comprehensive eye exams under...

[:en]The Optical Foundation is growing and it is with great pleasure that we introduce our newest board member Rick Elenbaas. Rick joined The Optical Foundation in April, responding to a volunteer web administrator vacancy we posted on social media. As a Digital Performance & Analytics Specialist, specialising in SEO & analytics, with senior digital agency experience,...