CooperVision has named the winning UK team of its annual Force (Future Ocular Research Creativity Event) competition.

An Aston University team that was supervised by Professor James Wolffsohn won during an event, which was held virtually this year.

Students Charis Hedges and Ishvinder Bahra presented on Optimisation of Blink Exercises with the Blinkful App, which judges said was presented well and applicable to everyday practice.

The winning team will be put forward to represent the UK & Ireland at the EMEA final in September.

A summary of the entries by the winners and runners-up will feature in the August 6 issue of Optician.