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Reader, Optometry and Vision Sciences, University of Huddersfield

Rebekka is a qualified Optometrist. She studied Optometry at the Fachhochschule in Aalen, Germany before completing a PhD in the Department of Optometry & Vision Sciences at Aston University in Birmingham (UK) examining systemic and ocular circulatory parameters in health and cardiovascular disease 2008. Following her PhD she took up a lectureship at Aston University and in 2021 joined the University of Huddersfield. Her research examines ocular and systemic factors leading to pathological changes in the eye and impacting visual function using a range of functional tests and imaging technologies.


  • –present
    Reader, University of Huddersfield


  • 2008 
    Aston University, PhD
  • 2003 
    Aalen University, Dipl.Ing.(FH)AO

Professional Memberships

  • The College of Optometrists UK
  • General Optical Council
  • The Association of Optometrists Uk