Abi Lee wins FoVea travel award

Abi Lee has won a Females of Vision et al. (FoVea) Travel award to attend the 2018 Vision Sciences Society conferences, it St. Pete Beach, Florida.

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3rd year student to attend vision summer school in Canada

I’m pleased to announce that one of our 3rd year undergraduates, Lesley Mueller, has won a place at the prestigious Centre for Vision Research Summer School, at York University, Ontario, Canada.

 

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Scottish Vision Group 2018

Members of the group are at the Scottish Vision Group Conference, at Ballachulish Hotel, Glen Coe this weekend, with talks on lots of different vision topics:

Investigating horizontal vergence responses to disparity changes and inter-ocular velocity differences. Martin Giesel, A. Yakovleva, Alex R. Wade, Marina Bloj, Anthony M. Norcia, and Julie M. Harris

Multisensory motion in depth: Is there a selective advantage for integrating looming signals? Andrew Chua, Julie Harris, and Thomas U. Otto

Temporal integration of speed change in motion perception Abigail R. I. Lee, Justin M. Ales, and Julie M. Harris

Rapid visual detection of animal warning signals Olivier Penacchio, and Julie M. Harris

Mechanisms underlying the therapeutic effect of smooth pursuit eye movement training in spatial neglect Alexandra Mitchell, and Daniela Balslev

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Alex Mitchell joins group

Alexandra Mitchell, a PhD student working on spatial neglect and attention, has joined the group and will be jointly supervised with Justin Ales.

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Paper published on countershading camouflage

We have just had a paper published on visual search in counter-shading camouflage:

Is countershading camouflage robust to lighting change due to weather?

Olivier Penacchio, P. George Lovell, Julie M. Harris

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Paper published on prediction motion

We have had a paper published on prediction motion, as part of the collaborative project on vision and elite sorting performance:

Temporal estimation in prediction motion tasks is biased by a moving destination

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Abi Lee to give St. Leonard’s College Lecture

Abi Lee has been asked to give one of the prestigious St. Leonard’s College Postgraduate Lectures.  On 19th April she will speak on:

Perceiving Speed and Speed Change in the World Around Us

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Paper on prediction motion accepted.

Our paper on prediction-motion has been accepted for publication in Journal of Vision:

Temporal estimation in prediction motion tasks is biased by a moving destination. Jonathan C. Flavell; Brendan T. Barrett; John G. Buckley; Julie M. Harris; Andrew J. Scally; Nathan B. Beebe; Alice G. Cruickshank and Simon J. Bennett.

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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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