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Sven studied optometry in Berlin and Philadelphia and has 20 years of experience in working as an optometrist in Germany and the UK. Following completion of a PhD in Vision Sciences at GCU in 2008 and postdoctoral work at the Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology in Glasgow, Sven joined the faculty at GCU as co-ordinator of the postgraduate course ‘Therapeutic Prescribing for Optometrists’. In 2012 he took up a full-time academic position as lecturer in Vision Sciences, and became programme leader of the MSc Clinical Ophthalmology & Vision Research. Sven’s research interests are in structure and function of the eye in health and disease. More recently, Sven has developed an interest in eye care services research.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
- Ocular structure and function in health and disease
- Public health in the context of eye care
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Jonuscheit, S., Lam, A. K. C., Schmid, K. L., Flanagan, J., Martin, R. & Troilo, D., Jan 2021, In: Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics. 41, 1, p. 144-156 13 p.
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Socio-economic differences in accessing NHS spectacles amongst children with differing refractive errors living in Scotland.Kearney, S., Strang, N. C., Lewsey, J., Azuara-Blanco, A. & Jonuscheit, S., 2021, In: Eye. 8 p.
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The role of peripheral ocular length and peripheral corneal radius of curvature in determining refractive errorAlhussain, S. H. A., Mallen, E. A. H., Strang, N. C. & Jonuscheit, S., 18 Apr 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Optometry.
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Towards transforming community eye care: an observational study and time-series analysis of optometrists' prescribing for eye disordersJonuscheit, S., Geue, C., Laidlaw, R., Fischbacher, C., Melia, B., Lewsey, J. & King, C., Jul 2021, In: Public Health. 196, p. 107-113 7 p.
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