Emeritus Professors

Professor Arnold Wilkins

Staff positionProfessor
Telephone01206 873333

Leon Gaster Memorial Award, CIBSE 1990
Walsh Weston Memorial Award, CIBSE 1991
Owen Aves Medal, 2003
Honorary Fellowship, College of Optometry, 2005
Current research

Research interests
  • Visual perception, including colour vision and the design of ophthalmic tints
  • Use of ophthalmic tints in autism and multiple sclerosis
  • The response of the brain to visual stimuli measured using near infrared spectroscopy
  • Lighting and its biological effects
  • Visual dysfunction in migraine
  • Photosensitive epilepsy and migraine
  • Reading disorders and the design of text for children
  • Spectral and chromatic analysis of uncomfortable images

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