Associate Professor
Alex Black

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Faculty of Health,
School of Optometry & Vision Science

Personal details


Associate Professor
Faculty of Health,
School of Optometry & Vision Science,
School of Optometry & Vision Science
Kelvin Grove Q Block Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects


age-related macular degeneration, falls, falls prevention, falls risk factors, glaucoma, low vision, mobility, visual field loss, visual impairment


Ophthalmology and Optometry

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Masters of Public Health (University of Queensland)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Optometry) (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, FHEA
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, FAAO
  • Member of The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)


Learning and Teaching Qualifications

  • Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (2017)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2018)

Course coordinator

  • Master of Optometry (OP85): 2020-ongoing

Unit coordinator 

  • OPN264 - Research Project
  • OPN361 - Evidence Based Optometry
  • OPN362 - Specialist Clinic 9
  • OPN462 - Specialist Clinic 10


  • OPB656 - Assessment of Vision 6
  • OPN164 - Research Methods in Optometry & Vision Science: Research Project Supervisor


QUT ePrints

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Current supervisions