Dr Rebekka Heitmar

Dr Rebekka Heitmar


School of Life and Health Sciences
Aston University
Birmingham, B4 7ET

Email: R.Heitmar1@aston.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 121 204 3853

Research Theme

 Vision, Hearing and Language

Research Centre

Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing (ARCHA) 

Centre for Research in Vision and Hearing(CRVH)

Career History

  • 1995-8: AO-Geselle, Handwerkskammer Ulm, Germany
  • 1998: Betr.Ass. HWK (IHK), IHK Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1998-9: General Optometric Practice, Germany
  • 2003: Dipl.Ing.(FH) Augenoptik, Aalen University, Germany
  • 2003-5: Wissenschaftl. MA (Augenoptik), Aalen University, Germany
  • 2005-8: PhD, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
  • 2008: Lecturer, Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Teaching responsibilities

First year

  • Optics and Medical Imaging

Final year

  • Elective studies

Research Interests

  • Ocular haemodynamics
  • Systemic vascular disease and its impact upon the ocular circulation and visual function
  • Optical Imaging systems

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research