Dr Alex Jaworski

Senior Lecturer

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Sturt West Wing (W207)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

PhD - 2019 (Melb). Dissertation title: A structural and functional profile of high myopia as a function of eye size

Leadership in Health Innovation course - 2019 (Monash University)

PostGradCertOcThera - 2011 (Melb)

GradCertUniTeach - 2009 (Melb)

BOptom - 1999 (Melb)

BSc (Hons) - 1996 (Melb)

Honours, awards and grants


Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 2013 (Faculty of Science, The University of Melbourne)

Outstanding Contribution to the Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award 2014 (Dept Optometry & Vision Sciences, The University of Melbourne)


2017: Co-investigator of VOTE Trust grant ($6,000): “Evaluation of the efficacy of simulation training for the acquisition and maintenance of clinical proficiency in Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscopy”. Collaboration with Optometry Depts of the University of Melbourne, Deakin University, University of New South Wales & Flinders University.

2015: Co-investigator of Learning and Teaching grant ($7,500): “Repurpose Project: Assess Now. An iPad App for assessing student presentations”. (University of Melbourne)

2014: Principal investigator of Learning and Teaching grant ($28,000): “Expansion of an interactive web-based movie library to encompass routine and advanced optometric clinic procedures that feature on-line student based peer and self-review feedback loops, to benefit all years of the Doctor of Optometry (OD) program.” (University of Melbourne)

2013: Co-investigator of VOTE Trust grant ($8,000): “Using Video to Enhance Teaching of Low Vision To Optometry Students in Victoria”. Collaboration with The University of Melbourne, Deakin University, the Australian College of Optometry and Optometry Australia.

2012: Principal investigator of Learning and Teaching grant ($20,000): “A web-based movie library of optometric clinical procedures”. (University of Melbourne)

2012: Co-investigator of Learning and Teaching grant ($25,000): "Innovative design of interactive web-based case scenarios to supplement OD student’s capstone off-campus clinical learning experiences." (University of Melbourne)

Topic coordinator
OPTO8003 Clinical Skills for Optometrists 2
OPTO3003 Clinical Skills for Optometrists 1

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