CORE Biosciences

CORE’s multidisciplinary biosciences team works together to investigate fundamental research questions relating to the ocular surface and biomaterials, particularly contact lenses.

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CORE Clinical

CORE’s team of highly trained clinical scientists has the capacity to execute all stages of study development, from protocol development through recruitment, data collection and analysis, and report generation, for Phase II, III and IV

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CORE Education

CORE Education is dedicated to providing eye care professionals and their patients with information and educational tools in a variety of accessible formats.

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CORE People

CORE is made up of vision scientists, clinicians, microbiologists, administrators, educators, molecular biologists, biotechnicians, data processing specialists and biochemists.

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Research Expertise

CORE seamlessly integrates clinical observations with insights grounded in basic bioscience.

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New Contact Lens Update Focuses on Dry Eye and Digital Device Use

WATERLOO, Ontario, November 12, 2021—Issue 62 of Contact Lens Update, now available for free from the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE), explores the impact of digital device use on the eye. Each story provides a unique perspective on whether increasing use of screens by adults and children affects ocular comfort and if such behaviors can … Read More “New Contact Lens Update Focuses on Dry Eye and Digital Device Use”

Seeking Clinical Researchers

The Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) at the University of Waterloo is looking to hire for 2 clinical research positions – an optometry background is essential. We are looking for a Clinical Researcher and a Clinical Researcher/Education Team Leader to also head up our Clinical Education program.