York CVR-VISTA Vision Science Summer School
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Overview

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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 4-8, 2018.

This year's summer school is being held in cooperation with the VISTA initiative that will dramatically increase the number of faculty members and students engaging in vision research at York University in the coming years.

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 visual disorders.

The program accepts 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 2018 (for entry in fall 2019), and are interested in investigating vision science as an area of research. Citizens of all countries are eligible. The application deadline is Mar 1, 2018.

The program covers all transportation costs, and provides on-campus accommodations and meals.

Click here for application instructions.

For further information, see the FAQ page or write to cvrss@yorku.ca.

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