Wednesday, 14 January 2015

York CVR Vision Science Summer School

The Centre for Vision Research (CVR) at York University offers a one-week, all-expenses-paid undergraduate summer school on vision science.  This year's program will be held June 1-5, 2015.

The program includes talks by CVR faculty on current research topics in vision science, as well as hands-on experience in CVR laboratories. The curriculum reflects the wide range of research areas at CVR, which includes research on human visual perception, computer vision, visual neuroscience, 3D film, immersive environments, and disorders of vision.

The program will accept 24 undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in scientific research.  It is intended mainly for students who are planning to apply to graduate school in the fall of 2015, and who are interested in investigating vision science as a possible area of research. Citizens of all countries are eligible.

The program provides on-campus accommodations, breakfast and lunch each day, and reimbursement for transportation costs.

Application instructions are available on the summer school website, The application deadline is February 15, 2015, and applicants will be notified of decisions by March 1, 2015.

For further information, see the summer school website,, or write to Dr. Richard Murray (

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