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Professor Edward Mallen,
Professor in Physiological Optics

Information about Professor Edward Mallen at the University of Bradford.

School of Optometry & Vision Science
(Faculty of Life Sciences)
+44 1274 236231
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He went to Aston University in 1999 to conduct research in myopia under the supervision of Professor Bernard Gilmartin and Dr James Wolffsohn, and was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.Ed joined the Bradford optometry staff in 2003.


Eds primary research interests are the development of refractive error, accommodation control, neural adaptation to blur, and adaptive optics.His research work has received financial support from:Engineering and Physical Sciences Research CouncilThe Federation of Ophthalmic and Dispensing OpticiansThe Faculty of Life SciencesThe College of OptometristsThe Visual Research Trust

Professional activities

Information about education, employment and areas of particular interest for Professor Edward Mallen is as follows:


  • Aston University - D.Phil
  • Pre-registration training in private optometric practice


There are 3 publications involving or that are attributed to Professor Edward Mallen.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Professor Edward Mallen has 3 publication(s) listed under peer reviewed journal.
Title Year Publication name Journal Volume Pages Authors Editors ISSN Publisher DOI Location
Influence of gravity on ocular lens position. 2016 Lister, L.J.; Suheimat, M.; Verkicharla, P.K.; Mallen, Edward A.H.; Atchison, D.A.
Myopes experience greater contrast adaptation during reading. 2016 McGonigle, C.; van der Linde, I.; Pardhan, Shahina; Engel, S.; Mallen, Edward A.H.; Allen, P.M.
Does transient increase in axial length elongation during accommodation attenuate with age? 2017 Laughton, D.S.; Sheppard, A.L.; Mallen, Edward A.H.; Read, S.A.; Davies, L.N.