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Undergraduate Summer Research Project Awards

31 March 2015
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(from left to right) Associate Prof Rob Jacobs, Dr Ehsan Vaghefi, Alyssa Lie, Alexis Ceecee Zhang, Joyce Mathan and Oliver Munro

At the department’s research meeting held on 26 March 2015 the top student summer research projects were recognised. These reports were chosen by Andrew Collins and Joanna Black, from a pool of 14 projects.

Associate Professor Rob Jacobs (Academic Director) presented the following awards:

  • 1st   Place: Alyssa Lie: Mechanics of suppression in Amblyopia
  • 2nd Place: Alexis Ceecee Zhang: The expression of aquaporin proteins in diabetic retinopathy
  • 3rd Equal: Joyce Mathan: Antioxidant supplementation for preventing and slowing the progression of glaucoma:  A systematic review and meta-analysis
  • 3rd Equal: Oliver Munro: Retrospective Audit of Patients in the Myopia Control Clinic