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Jonathan Denniss

Lecturer in Optometry, University of Bradford

Jonathan is a Lecturer in Optometry at the University of Bradford where he teaches undergraduate and postgraduate optometry courses and conducts research into the visual consequences of age-related eye disease and how these can be measured by clinical tests.

Jonathan graduated from the University of Manchester with a Masters degree in Optometry and qualified as an optometrist in 2007. Following this he undertook a PhD in "Diagnostic Imaging and the Structure-Function Relationship in Glaucoma", also at the University of Manchester, which he completed in 2010.

Jonathan then spent three years as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Melbourne, Australia working mainly on improving clinical tests used in glaucoma diagnosis and management through customisation to the individual patient. He then returned to the UK in 2014 to take up a post as Research Fellow in the Visual Neuroscience Group, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham.

He took up his current position as Lecturer in the School of Optometry & Vision Science in November 2016.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Optometry, University of Bradford