York CVR Vision Science Summer School
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Overview

The Centre for Vision Research (CVR) at York University offers a one-week, all-expenses-paid undergraduate summer school on the topic of 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 accepts 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 late 2015, and are interested in investigating vision science as a possible area of research. Citizens of all countries are eligible. The application deadline is February 15, 2015.

The summer school provides on-campus accommodations, breakfast and lunch each day, and also covers transportation costs.

Click here for application instructions.

For further information, see the FAQ page or write to Richard Murray.

If you'd like to help promote the summer school, you can download a poster here.