The Centre for Vision Research
The Centre for Vision Research (CVR) at York University pursues world-class, interdisciplinary research and training in visual science and its applications. The CVR brings together researchers from psychology, electrical engineering & computer science, biology, physics, digital media, philosophy, kinesiology & health science, and other disciplines in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative centre. Fundamental research that merges techniques in human psychophysics, visual neuroscience, computer vision and computational theory is supported by leading-edge facilities including a 3T fMRI scanner, neurophysiological and neural stimulation suites, immersive projection virtual reality displays, and a wide array of visuo-robotic platforms.
The Centre for Vision Research is the foundation for York’s Vision Science to Applications (VISTA) program funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF, 2016-2023). VISTA is an ambitious collaborative program that builds on and extends York’s world-leading interdisciplinary expertise in biological and computer vision. Most CVR members are associated with VISTA and the project provides significant resources and opportunities for CVR faculty, researchers, students, and partners.