Researcher

Emeritus Professor Stephen John Dain

My Expertise

Vision & video display unit (VDU) operators; eyes & vision in industry; eye protection; sunglasses; ultra violet (UV) effects on eyes; colour vision & eye disease; colour vision deficiencies & industry; lighting

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Colour

  • Development of colour vision (school age and beyond)
  • Clinical examination and psychophysics of colour vision
  • Colour metrology

Occupational

  • Eye and face protection
  • Visual ergonomics and the visual environment
  • Lighting
  • Occupational and practical issues of colour vision deficients
  • Physical optics and the eye

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Associate Editor, Color: Research and Application.
Chair, Standards Australia...view more

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Colour

  • Development of colour vision (school age and beyond)
  • Clinical examination and psychophysics of colour vision
  • Colour metrology

Occupational

  • Eye and face protection
  • Visual ergonomics and the visual environment
  • Lighting
  • Occupational and practical issues of colour vision deficients
  • Physical optics and the eye

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Associate Editor, Color: Research and Application.
Chair, Standards Australia Committee SF-006 Eye and Face Protection.
Chair, Standards Australia Committee CS-053 Sunglasses and fashion spectacles.
Member of a number of Standards Australia Committees
Assessor, National Association of Testing Authorities.
Leader of Australian delegation to ISO Committee TC85/SC6 Eye and Face Protection.


My Awards

Lederer Award for excellence in Optometry, Optometry Australia (NSW&ACT)

Emeritus Fellow, American Academy of Optometry.

Honorary Life Member, International Colour Vision Society.

Honorary Life Member, Colour Society of Australia

Life Fellow, College of Optometrists

Award for Excellence, Standards Australia.

Award for Excellence, National Association of Testing Authorities 

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Location

School of Optometry and Vision Science
Level 3, Room Room 2.006A
North Wing, Rupert Myers Building

Contact

+61 (0) 414 385 622
+61 2 9313 8602

Videos

Tips on the best ways to protect your eyes from ultraviolet rays.