Researcher

Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin is a Senior Research Fellow and the Manager of the Eye Research Group at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW Sydney leading a passionate team conducting industry sponsored clinical trial research. Consistently delivering quality research and investing in building long term relationships with industry partners has resulted in collaboration with over 18 multinational industry partners. Her research focuses on...view more

Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin is a Senior Research Fellow and the Manager of the Eye Research Group at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW Sydney leading a passionate team conducting industry sponsored clinical trial research. Consistently delivering quality research and investing in building long term relationships with industry partners has resulted in collaboration with over 18 multinational industry partners. Her research focuses on dry eye, amongst wearers of both spectacles and contact lenses, and contact lens design and performance. Her research has contributed to the development and subsequent approval of several new dry eye therapies and contacts lens designs over the course of her career. She also supervises PhD students and Masters of Optometry research projects, is a Fellow of the British Contact Lens Association, and a member of the Editorial Board for the journal Eye and Contact Lens.

 

Research Groups

Research Topics

  • Ocular therapeutics and drug delivery

My Qualifications

  • PhD in Optometry (University of New South Wales, 2006)
  • BOptom (Hons) (University of New South Wales, 1994)
  • Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics (University of New South Wales, 2015)

My Research Activities

Research:

Manager, Eye Research Group at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW Sydney

Teaching:

Supervision of Post-graduate and Honours Optometry students at UNSW

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Location

School of Optometry & Vision Science
University of New South Wales
Level 3, North wing, Rupert Myers Building
Gate 14, Barker St
UNSW Sydney NSW 2052
Australia


Contact

+61 2 9385 6551