Author Archives: Julie Harris

Abi Lee: back into research and funded

Today we welcome Abi Lee back from the Eastbio non-academic internship.  And well done on obtaining £1000 conference funding from Amgen, which will support attendance at Vision Sciences Society 2018.

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Paper on effectiveness of counter-shading in different weather is accepted

We have just had a paper accepted, by Royal Society Open Science:   Is countershading camouflage robust to lighting change due to weather? O Penacchio, PG Lovell & JM Harris   look out for pre-print here very soon.

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Vision and cricket paper published

We have a new manuscript published on vision in elite and near-elite cricketers: Vision and visual history in elite-/near-elite level cricketers and rugby-league players (2017) BT Barrett; JC Flavell; SJ Bennett; AG Cruickshank; A Mankowska; JM Harris; JM Buckley Sports … Continue reading

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Paper on visual search and counter-shading camouflage is published

We have just published a paper on visual search and countershading in Scientific Reports: Establishing the behavioural limits for countershaded camouflage Olivier Penacchio, P.George Lovell and Julie M. Harris, Scientific Reports, 7, 13672.

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PhD position available for Sept 2018

Attention and camouflage in three dimensions Supervisors: Julie M. Harris, Søren K. Andersen Project Description: Binocular vision is thought to have evolved primarily for the perception of depth and shape. Yet our ability to use two eyes to see depth … Continue reading

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Vision and cricket paper accepted

We have a new manuscript accepted for publication on vision in elite and near-elite cricketers: Vision and visual history in elite-/near-elite level cricketers and rugby-league players (2017) BT Barrett; JC Flavell; SJ Bennett; AG Cruickshank; A Mankowska; JM Harris; JM … Continue reading

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Explorathon 2017

Members of the group, and several undergraduate volunteers, helped out in our display on 3D vision and animal warning signals, at the Explorathon 2017 evening. Thanks to MUSA for hosting us.

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Paper on countershading accepted

We have just had a paper on visual search and countershading accepted for publication in Scientific Reports: Establishing the behavioural limits for countershaded camouflage Olivier Penacchio, P.George Lovell and Julie M. Harris, Scientific Reports, in press.

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Abi Lee starts internship

Abi has started her 3 month non-academic internship with Rexel UK Ltd.  She will be working on e-learning on Product Knowledge.

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ECVP presentations 2017

This week the group are at the European Conference on Visual Perception, in Berlin, presenting work on the following 6 projects: Tue 29th: Attending to motion-in-depth modulates fMRI responses in striate and extrastriate visual areas Kaestner, M, Maloney, RT, Bloj, … Continue reading

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