Researcher

Emeritus Professor Stephen John Dain

Field of Research (FoR)

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Colour

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

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

Honorary Life Member, International Colour...view more

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Colour

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

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

Honorary Life Member, International Colour Vision Society.
Honorary Life Member, Colour Society of Australia
Associate Editor, Color: Research and Application.
Editorial Board, Clinical and Experimental Optometry.
Chair, Standards Australia Committee SF-006 Eye and Face Protection.
Chair, Standards Australia Committee CS-053 Sunglasses and fashion spectacles.
Chair, Standards Australia Committee SF-021 Human Factors
Member of a number of Standards Australia Committees
Member, Optics and Radiometry Technical Advisory Group, National Association of Testing Authorities.
Assessor, National Association of Testing Authorities.
Leader of Australian delegation to ISO Committee TC85/SC6 Eye and Face Protection.


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

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Location

School of Optometry and Vision Science
University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052
Old Main Building
Room LG22

Contact

02 93854622
02 93138602

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