Obesity epidemic risking eyesight of young adults

Scotland’s obesity epidemic could be damaging the eyesight of young adults, according to new research by NHS Fife and the University of St Andrews.

12th December 2018 | news


Townsend and Gown

The St Andrews Rotary Club hosted an evening of conversation and questions with Gregor Townsend MBE, Scotland Rugby Head Coach, to raise funds for the School of Medicine Arclight project.

30th October 2018 | news



Arclight Tandem Africa

Merlin Hetherington and Alex McMaster will cycle 10,000 km from Cairo to Cape Town to introduce a new revolutionary handheld solar-powered diagnostic tool to help in the fight against preventable blindness and deafness.

2nd October 2018 | news


SES Gough Explorer Award 2018

Third year student Merlin Hetherington has been awarded the SES Gough Explorer prize for 2018.

25th May 2018 | news


Tanzanian Endemic Optic Neuropathy

Dr Blaikie coordinated an inaugural meeting of the TEON Research Group. The meeting took place in March 2017 at the International Centre for Eye Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in London.

6th April 2017 | Export


Poster Prize

Jen Kuan and Barrie Lyell have recently won a prize for their poster at the Scottish Ophthalmology Club.

28th February 2017 | Export


Scottish Ophthalmology Club Prize

Rebecca Blundell, a student on the BSc International Health at the University of Dundee, supervised by Dr Andrew Blaikie, has recently won first prize for her presentation at the Scottish Ophthalmology Club

28th February 2017 | Export


Arclight at IAPB, Durban

Rebecca Blundell, a University of Dundee International Health BMSc student presented her work on evaluation of the Arclight in Malawi at the International Association of Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) meeting in Durban. Rebecca attended the meeting along with her co-supervisor …

23rd January 2017 | Export


Arclight – a medical revolution

The Arclight is a revolutionary pocket-sized device which could help save the sight of millions of people around the world.

12th January 2017 | Export