BiographyBrendan trained as an Optometrist at the Dublin Institute of Technology and graduated in 1989. In 1994 he was awarded a PhD in Medicine from University College Dublin. In 2010 he graduated with a BSc in Psychology from the Open University.
In 1994 he became a lecturer in the Department of Vision Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University where he worked for two years. He then joined the Department of Optometry at the University of Bradford as a lecturer in 1996. In 2000 he became a senior lecturer, and then a 'Reader in Vision Science' in 2007. He was Director of the Vision Science Research Group from 2006-2010. In summer 2014, his title changed to Professor of Visual Development.
I am the module leader for the Refraction and Refractive Error module (1st year, BSc Optometry programme). I also teach on the Assessment & Management of Binocular Vision (2nd year module) and Evidence-Based Optometry 2 module (final year module).