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Top honours for research

  • 19 Sep 2011

Dr Benjamin Thompson (Dept of Optometry & Visual Science, University of Auckland) received an Early Career Research Excellence Award, May 2011, for his work on the treatment of amblyopia (or lazy eye) in adults and the effects of a novel “at home” treatment using an iPod touch device.

Dr Isuru Jayasinghe gained one of the five Vice Chancellor’s Prizes for Best Doctoral Thesis (2010). This prestigious award was given to Dr Jayasinghe who wrote his thesis on Resolving the Structural Basis of Cardiac Excitation-Contraction Coupling.

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