[visionlist] York CVR vision science summer school
rfm at yorku.ca
Fri Mar 2 00:08:53 GMT 2007
Dear VISIONLIST members,
Just a reminder that the application deadline for the York CVR Vision
Science Summer School is two weeks from today. I'd appreciate it if
you could encourage your keen undergraduates to apply, post the
attached one-page announcement in your department, or mention the
summer school in any relevant classes.
York CVR Vision Science Summer School
The Centre for Vision Research at York University in Toronto is
pleased to announce a one-week, all-expense-paid undergraduate summer
school on the topic of vision science. The program will run May
The program includes talks and demonstrations by CVR faculty on
current research topics in vision science, as well as hands-on
projects in CVR laboratories. The curriculum reflects the wide range
of active research areas at CVR, which includes basic research on
vision in humans, animals, and machines, as well as applied topics
such as virtual reality and visual perception in low-gravity
environments. The program will accept 20 undergraduate students who
are interested in pursuing a career in scientific research.
The program provides on-campus accommodations, breakfast and lunch
each day, a closing banquet, and reimbursement for transportation costs.
Speakers include James Elder, Mazyar Fallah, Laurence Harris, Denise
Henriques, Michael Jenkin, Richard Murray, David Regan, Jennifer
Steeves, Laurie Wilcox, Hugh Wilson, and others.
For further information, see the summer school website, including the
lecture schedule, at www.cvr.yorku.ca/summer, or write to Jennifer
Steeves (steeves at yorku.ca).
To apply, send one reference letter, a transcript (unofficial
transcripts are fine), and a statement of up to 150 words explaining
why you would like to participate in the program. Applications may
be sent by email to Richard Murray (rfm at yorku.ca), or by regular mail
to Richard Murray, Centre for Vision Research, York University, 4700
Keele Street, CSEB 0009, Toronto, M3J 1P3. The application deadline
is March 15, and applicants will be notified of decisions by April 1.
This program is funded by a training grant from the Canadian
Institutes of Health Research and by York University.
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