Mahesh R Joshi

Mahesh R Joshi

Lecturer in Optometry

University of Plymouth

I am a lecturer in optometry at the University of Plymouth, UK. I graduated in optometry from the Institute of Medicine, Nepal in 2003 and completed my PhD from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2016. I have the clinical experience of working in hospital eye service and private optometry practice for over 7 years in Nepal, The Maldives and Trinidad and Tobago. My research interests are in using psychophysical methods to investigate visual attributes such as motion and shape perception in the normal and clinical population. Download my full CV here.


  • Psychophysics
  • Motion Perception
  • Shape Perception
  • Perceptual Learning
  • Amblyopia


  • PhD (Visual Neuroscience), 2016

    Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK

  • Master of Philosophy (Optometry), 2011

    University of South-Eastern Norway, Kongsberg, Norway

  • Bachelor of Optometry, 2003

    Institute of Medicine, Nepal