Ms Vanessa Honson

Ms 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
  • 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, vol. 21, pp. 1 - 22,
    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, vol. 11,
    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, vol. 98, pp. 192 - 192,
    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, vol. 64, pp. 277 - 283,
    Journal articles | 1986
    Honson VJ; Wong T; Dain SJ, 1986, 'Resistance of transparent plastics to surface abrasion', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 69, pp. 27 - 30,