Graduation Day

Each year we celebrate with our students as they graduate from the course, congratulations to each of them on their success and all the best for the furure


This year the The College of Sciences and Health had it's graduation ceremony on Saturday 13th October 2018 and we had our very first graduates from the Ophthalmic Dispensing Degree.  We also saw staff member Dr Catriona Barrett awarded her PhD.  Many congratulations to all of our graduates.


Graduates Sarah Lawless & Emma O'Connor are pictured with 
Head of Department Declan Hovenden

Well done to all of our graduates, their hard work paid off

Many congratulations to Dr Catriona Barrett upon receipt of her 
doctorate.  Catriona's work was entitled Optometric case finding for
glaucoma in Ireland: An investigation of current practice patterns



On Febuary 25th Diane Wallace received her PhD which was for her work entitled "An evaluation of a multi-partner development initiative in the establishment of an undergraduate optometry training program for Lusophone Africa: the Mozambique Eye Care Project Implementation Lessons".

Newly graduated Dr. Diane Wallace, with her mother.
Congratulations Diane

 The College of Sciences and Health held a graduation ceremony on October 14th of this year and we were delighted to celebrate with our new Optometry graduates.



John Jennings & Hollie Jones

Sam McGrath, Olivia Meade,
Katie Morrissey and Ruth Nolan


Harika Karunakata, Fearghal Kavanagh
and Una Kelly

 Rebecca Dixon, Grace Durkan,
Damien Green and John Jennings



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Our new graduates celebrate receiving their awards



Kajal Shah graduated with a PhD for her work making evaluations of practice and development of competency frameworks for eyecare personnel



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Mark Forristal, Faye Loughnane
and Miriam Murphy

Sarah Daly, Aidan Daniels, Catherine Drew
and John Egan 

Professor James Loughman PhD awarded an honorary professorship
from DIT President Dr. Brian Norton


All that hard work pays off for our graduates of 2013



Our graduates celebrate their graduation day



Grainne Scanlon receives her MPhil Award for her work "Development of Guidelines regarding the relevance and clinical application of macular pigment to Ophthalmic Practice" (link)

Grainne Scanlon is awarded her MPhil


Grainne and project supervisors Dr. James Loughman &
Dr Veronica O'Dwyer celebrate with DIT president
Professor Brian Norton


Our graduates on their graduation day

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