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


age-related macular degeneration, falls, falls prevention, driving safety, 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)
  • GradCertOcTher (Queensland University of Technology)
  • GradCertAcPract (Queensland University of Technology)
  • 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)
  • Associate Editor, Clinical and Experimental Optometry


Learning and Teaching Qualifications

Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (2017)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2018)

Course Coordination

Master of Optometry (OP85): 2020-ongoing

Unit Coordination

OPN264 - Research Project

OPN361 - Evidence Based Optometry

OPN362 - Specialist Clinic 9

OPN462 - Specialist Clinic 10

Other Teaching Activities

OPB656 - Assessment of Vision 6

OPN164 - Research Methods in Optometry & Vision Science: Research Project Supervisor

Selected publications

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Current supervisions