Dr Vanessa Honson

Dr Vanessa Honson

Medicine & Health
School of Optometry and Vision Science

Vanessa is an Education Focused Lecturer and Senior Staff Optometrist at the School of Optometry and Vision Science. Vanessa has held a long and successful career working in corporate optometry and as an independent sole trader, being awarded a Citation for Outstanding Service to the City of Botany Bay. Returning to UNSW Vanessa brings with her a weatlh of experience in clinical practice, specialising in the field of colour vision perception where she co-ordinates the colour vision clinic in addition to her undergraduate and post graduate teaching.

Vanessa is passionate about delivering teaching that empowers the student - for this, she continually looks to be innovative in her lesson planning and to combine the most appropriate technology for personalised learning.

Research Groups

Rupert Myers Building (North Wing) Gate 14 Barker Street UNSW Sydney NSW 2052 AUSTRALIA
  • Book Chapters | 1989
    Dain SJ; Honson VJ, 1989, 'Selection of an Optimal Light Source for the FM 100-Hue Test', in Colour Vision Deficiencies IX, Springer Netherlands, pp. 425 - 432, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-2695-0_48
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Honson V; Vu T; Tran TP; Tejada Estay W, 2024, 'Using learning analytics to alleviate course and student support administrative load for large classes: a case study', Journal of Work-Applied Management, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/jwam-11-2023-0121
    Journal articles | 2023
    Haghzare L; Ping X; Arnison M; Monaghan D; Karlov D; Honson V; Kim J, 2023, 'Digital fabrics for online shopping and fashion design', Frontiers in Virtual Reality, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/frvir.2023.1236095
    Journal articles | 2021
    Alzahran HS; Roy M; Honson V; Khuu SK, 2021, 'Effect of blue-blocking lenses on colour contrast sensitivity', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 104, pp. 207 - 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.13135
    Journal articles | 2021
    Isherwood ZJ; Huynh-Thu Q; Arnison M; Monaghan D; Toscani M; Perry S; Honson V; Kim J, 2021, 'Surface properties and the perception of color', Journal of Vision, 21, pp. 1 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/jov.21.2.7
    Journal articles | 2020
    Honson V; Huynh-Thu Q; Arnison M; Monaghan D; Isherwood ZJ; Kim J, 2020, 'Effects of Shape, Roughness and Gloss on the Perceived Reflectance of Colored Surfaces', Frontiers in Psychology, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00485
    Journal articles | 2016
    Khuu S; Honson V; Kim J, 2016, 'The perception of three-dimensional contours and the effect of luminance polarity and color change on their detection', Journal of Vision, 16, pp. 31 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/16.3.31
    Journal articles | 2016
    Khuu SK; Honson VJ; Challinor KL, 2016, 'The Influence of Cast Shadows on the Detection of Three-Dimensional Curved Contour Structure', Perception, 2016, pp. 425 - 442, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0301006615622323
    Journal articles | 2015
    Long JA; Honson V; Katalinic P; Dain SJ, 2015, 'Re: Is screening for congenital colour vision deficiency in school students worthwhile? A review', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 98, pp. 192 - 192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12246
    Journal articles | 1988
    Dain SJ; Honson V; Optom B; Ang J, 1988, 'The effect of two lighting conditions on performance of the Farnsworth Lantern color vision test', Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine, 59, pp. 371 - 373
    Journal articles | 1988
    Honson VJ; Dain SJ, 1988, 'Performance of the standard pseudoisochromatic plate test', Optometry and Vision Science, 65, pp. 561 - 570
    Journal articles | 1988
    Honson VJ; Dain SJ, 1988, 'Performance of the standard pseudoisochromatic plate test', Optometry and Vision Science, 65, pp. 561 - 570, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00006324-198807000-00006
    Journal articles | 1987
    Honson VJ; Dain SJ, 1987, 'Analysis of the mark II edition of the city university colour vision test', Optometry and Vision Science, 64, pp. 277 - 283
    Journal articles | 1987
    Honson VJ; Dain SJ, 1987, 'Analysis of the mark II edition of the city university colour vision test', Optometry and Vision Science, 64, pp. 277 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00006324-198704000-00009
    Journal articles | 1986
    Honson VJ; Wong T; Dain SJ, 1986, 'Resistance of transparent plastics to surface abrasion', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 69, pp. 27 - 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1444-0938.1986.tb04563.x
  • Conference Posters | 2021
    Thiele K; Wardrop J; Birzniece V; Campbell P; Crea T; Gooi C; Gribble L; Honson V; Helme-Guizon L; Kim J; Maloney C; Peters E; Mills E; Costello E, 2021, 'Connecting Threads – Enriching the EF Community', Sydney, Australia, presented at UNSW Office of the PVC Education 2020 Learning and Teaching Forum, Sydney, Australia, 21 November 2021 - 21 November 2020, https://viewer.joomag.com/education-festival-poster-ebooklet-2021/0772802001637307966?short&
    Conference Papers | 1991
    DAIN SJ; HONSON VJ; CURTIS CT, 1991, 'SUITABILITY OF FLUORESCENT TUBE LIGHT-SOURCES FOR THE ISHIHARA TEST AS DETERMINED BY COLORIMETRIC METHODS', in Drum B (ed.), COLOUR VISION DEFICIENCIES XI, KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBL, AUSTRALIA, SYDNEY, pp. 327 - 333, presented at 11th Symposium of the International-Research-Group-on-Colour-Vision-Deficiencies, AUSTRALIA, SYDNEY, 20 June 1991 - 23 June 1991, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1993BZ71N00033&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 1989
    HONSON VJ; DAIN SJ, 1989, 'THE EFFECTS OF SIZE AND ANALYSIS METHOD ON THE PERFORMANCE OF THE FARNSWORTH-MUNSELL D-15 TEST', in DRUM B; MORELAND JD; SORRA A (eds.), COLOUR VISION DEFICIENCIES X, KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBL, ITALY, CAGLIARI, pp. 29 - 36, presented at 10TH SYMP OF THE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH GROUP ON COLOUR VISION DEFICIENCIES, ITALY, CAGLIARI, 25 June 1989 - 28 June 1989, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1991BV34R00004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1