2013/2014 Rich Lecture Series
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Seminar: 'Use of a bioptic telescope to assist driving in those with central vision loss'
Speaker: Joanne Wood, PhD
Professor, Director of Research
School of Optometry and Vision Science
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Queensland University of Technology
Joanne Wood is a Professor in the School of Optometry and Vision Science and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Her research focuses on the impact of visual impairment and ageing on functional outcomes, including understanding how visual impairment affects driving performance, on the factors affecting night-time pedestrian visibility and identifying risk factors for unsafe older drivers.