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Projects Recruiting Research Students

Project title: Impact of Excessively Illuminated and Glare Environment on Visual and Balance Performance during Navigation of the Visually Impaired
 
Principle investigator: Dr Allen CHEONG (allen.my.cheong@polyu.edu.hk)

Applicants should:
(a) have an honours degree in Health-related disciplines and at least one year’s relevant work experience, with relevant work experience in visual impairment or elderly care an advantage;
(b) be mature, pleasant, self-motivated and can work independently;
(c) be interested in clinical research studies; and
(d) be well-organised and have a good command of both written and spoken English and Cantonese.

Application deadline: open until filled

 

Project title: Influencing Health Seeking Behaviour to Improve Vision Care

Principal investigator: Prof. Maurice YAP (maurice.yap@polyu.edu.hk); Dr Tina LIAN  (jinxiao.lian@polyu.edu.hk)

Applicants should:
(a) have a master’s degree or a good honours degree in any Health Science discipline;
(b) have good interpersonal skills and be an effective team player; and
(c) have a good command of both written and spoken English.

Application deadline: open until filled  

 

Project title: Molecular Mechanisms of Neuroinflammation in a Mouse Model of Retinitis Pigmentosa

Principal investigator: Dr Bin LIN (b.lin@polyu.edu.hk)

Applicants should:
(a) have a master’s degree in Ophthalmology, Immunology, Neuroscience or related disciplines or an equivalent qualification;
(b) have extensive hands-on experience in cell culture and transfection; and
(c) have technical experience in confocal imaging and animal models. 

Application deadline: open until filled  

 

Project title: Ocular Drug Discovery and Development

Principal investigator: Dr Chi-wai DO (chi-wai.do@polyu.edu.hk

Applicants should:
(a) have an honours degree in Health-related, Biology, Physiology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry or related disciplines;
(b) have good interpersonal skills and be an effective team player;
(c) have a good command of both written and spoken English. 

Application deadline: open until filled

 

Project title: Oculomotor Deficits in Parkinson’s Disease

Principle investigator: Dr Allen CHEONG (allen.my.cheong@polyu.edu.hk)

Applicants should:
(a) have an honours degree in Health-related disciplines and at least one year’s work experience;
(b) be mature, pleasant, self-motivated and can work independently;
(c) be interested in clinical research studies; and
(d) be well-organised and have a good command of both written and spoken English and Cantonese.

Application deadline: open until filled  

 

Project title: Regulation of Aqueous Humor Dynamics – Understanding the Pathophysiology of Glaucoma

Principal investigator: Dr Chi-wai DO (chi-wai.do@polyu.edu.hk

Applicants should:
(a) have an honours degree in Health-related, Biology, Physiology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry or related disciplines;
(b) have good interpersonal skills and be an effective team player;
(c) have a good command of both written and spoken English. 

Application deadline: open until filled  

 

Project title: Relationship between Central Visual Function and Myopic Progression

Principal investigator: Dr Henry CHAN (henryhl.chan@polyu.edu.hk)

Applicants should:
(a) have an honours degree in Health-related, Biology, Biochemistry or related disciplines;
(b) have good interpersonal skills and be an effective team player; and
(c) have a good command of both written and spoken English.

Application deadline: open until filled 

 

Project title: Structural and Functional Changes of Myopic Eyes under Ocular Hypertension

Principal investigator: Dr Henry CHAN (henryhl.chan@polyu.edu.hk)

Applicants should:
(a) have an honours degree in Health-related, Biology, Biochemistry or related disciplines;
(b) have good interpersonal skills and be an effective team player; and
(c) have a good command of both written and spoken English.

Application deadline: open until filled

 

Project title: Study of Retinal Vascular Auto-regulation in Glaucoma

Principal investigator: Dr Henry CHAN (henryhl.chan@polyu.edu.hk)

Applicants should:
(a) have an honours degree in Health-related, Biology, Biochemistry or related disciplines;
(b) have good interpersonal skills and be an effective team player; and
(c) have a good command of both written and spoken English.

Application deadline: open until filled

 

Project title: Use of Zebrafish as a Model to Study Myopia Genetics

Principal investigator: Prof. Maurice YAP (maurice.yap@polyu.edu.hk); Prof. Shea-ping YIP (shea.ping.yip@polyu.edu.hk)

Applicants should:
(a) have an honours degree in Biomedical Science, Biology, Biochemistry. Applicants with a master’s degree in one of the said disciplines stands a higher chance;
(b) have good interpersonal skills and be an effective team player; and
(c) have a good command of both written and spoken English.

Application deadline: open until filled