The CVR weekly seminar series hosts top-tier scientists with research interests that align with those of the CVR. Seminars are at 2:00 PM, Fridays in Rm 163 of the Behavioural Sciences Building (BSB) (Building # 29 on the York Map). Currently, the CVR hosts virtual seminars. Zoom links are available by clicking the seminar events in the calendar at the bottom of this page.
Virtual Vision Futures Conference (June 14 - 17, 2021)
A virtual conference focused on multidisciplinary approaches to the science, philosophy, and art of biological and machine vision
Participants at all career stages. Focus on presentations from early career researchers, students, trainees, and artists
Ian P. Howard Memorial Lecture Series
Dr. Ian P. Howard (1927-2013) was the founder of the Centre for Vision Research and was renowned for his research into human visual perception. The Ian P. Howard Lecture Series in Vision Science was established in 2006 to celebrate his enormous contributions to the field and to the international reputation of York's Centre for Vision Research. Following his death in 2013, the series was renamed the Ian P. Howard Memorial Lecture Series.
The CVR holds an international biennial conference. This conference hosts interdisciplinary presentations spanning behavioural, computational and neuroscience perspectives. Given the COVID-19 pandemic we decided to postpone the CVR 2021 conference by a year. The next conference is scheduled for June 13 - 16, 2022.
The CVR summer school
The CVR summer school offers a unique opportunity for advanced undergraduate students to learn more about computational and biological vision. The curriculum of the week-long summer school reflects the wide range of research areas at CVR, which includes research on human visual perception, computer vision, machine learning, visual neuroscience, 3D film, immersive environments, and disorders of vision. The summer school is composed of theoretical lectures alongside hands-on sessions.