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Dr Andrew Carkeet

Faculty of Health,
School - Optometry and Vision Science

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Name
Dr Andrew Carkeet
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health,
School - Optometry and Vision Science
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Optometry - CDA
Discipline *
Optometry and Ophthalmology
Phone
+61 7 3138 5703
Fax
+61 7 3138 5665
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)

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

Biography

Background

Andrew Carkeet is a lecturer in the School of Optometry at QUT. In the early 1980s, after completing 2 years of his Bachelor of Arts degree dabbling in Philosophy, English Drama, and Psychology, he decided that a health profession would be a more suitable career and switched to studying Optometry full-time at QIT and Arts part-time at the University of Queensland.

Qualifications

  • 1987: Bachelor of Applied Science (Optometry) 
  • 1987: Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) 
  • Master of Science in Physiological Optics (University of Houston), specialising in vernier acuity versus resolution acuity in children 
  • 1995: PhD in visual temporal order discrimination (QUT)

 

Professional experience 

  • Lecturer at the University of Auckland
  • 1998: Lecturer (Optometry), Singapore Polytechnic
  • 2000-2002: Singapore Eye Research Institute, studying epidemiologies of myopia, optical quality after refractive surgery and aberrations, optical quality and myopia in children.

Dr Carkeet has research publications in diverse areas, with interests in

  • children’s vision
  • amblyopia
  • optical quality
  • sports vision
  • statistics of vision measurement.
This information has been contributed by Dr Andrew Carkeet.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Optical Defects of the Eye and their Relationship to Visual Performance
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP0558209
Start year
2005
Keywords
optometry aberration visual performance image quality Stiles Crawford effect

Supervision