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Dr Shelley Hopkins
Faculty of Health,
School of Optometry & Vision Science
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Optometry - CDA
Discipline *
Ophthalmology and Optometry
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Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Clinical Optometry (University of Melbourne), Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (Deakin University), Bachelor of Optometry (University of Melbourne), Professional Certificate in Paediatric Eye Care (Ulster University)

Professional memberships
and associations

Fellow: Higher Education Academy
Member: Optometry Queensland Northern Territory

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



Dr Shelley Hopkins is a lecturer in the School of Optometry and Vision Science.  Dr Hopkins coordinates the paediatric optometry clinic within QUT Health Clinics and lectures into the Master of Optometry course.  Her research is in the area of children’s vision.  In 2017, Dr Hopkins was a recipient of both a Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence (Mixed Research Team – Children’s Vision Team) and a Vice Chancellor’s Performance Award (Team – Optometry Clinic Outreach Team).  Dr Hopkins is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Research Highlights

PubMed Bibliography

This information has been contributed by Dr Shelley Hopkins.


Unit Coordinator:
OPN263 – Primary Care Clinic 8
OPN465 – Clinical Practice 10

OPB201 – Foundations of Optometry
OPN161 – Optometry in Special Needs Groups
OPN262 – Specialist Clinic 8

OPN263 – Primary Care Clinic 8

OPN465 – Clinical Practice 10

Research Supervision:
OPN164 – Research Methods

This information has been contributed by Dr Shelley Hopkins.


Supervision of students whilst providing outreach optometry service to remote communities in the Northern Territory (Brien Holden Vision Institute) and to refugee communities of Brisbane.

This information has been contributed by Dr Shelley Hopkins.


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