The Scottish Vision Group
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The Scottish Vision Group (SVG) is an assembly of regional vision researchers and mailing list whose purpose is to foster interaction between different laboratories involved in research on visual perception in and around Scotland. Typical messages inform members of forthcoming events (such as seminars and conferences) and job announcements.
There are annual meetings organised by different universities.
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Call for participation: Joint Scottish Vision Group and AVA Conference
Conference Date: April 8-10, 2016
Deadline for abstracts/registration: TBA 17:00 GMT
You are cordially invited to a joint Scottish Vision Group and Applied Vision Association (AVA) meeting at Peebles Hydro in 2016!
Over the last fifteen years The Scottish Vision Group (SVG) has met once a year somewhere in Scotland each spring for a weekend conference to share ideas, results and interactions on research on Visual Perception and Vision Science. This year, we are happy to announce that our meeting will be held jointly with the AVA’s spring meeting. The plan is to have a residential meeting as is typical of the SVG, with the first keynote on Friday evening followed by dinner, then a full day on Saturday, and Sunday until early afternoon, with posters as well as the talks in order to accommodate all the attendees from both the AVA and the SVG.
Peebles is in the Scottish Borders, which would allow for driving up from the majority of areas of Scotland and from north/central England. It is also accessible from Edinburgh with a highly regular 45 minute bus, and Edinburgh is a major transport hub well connected by planes and trains.The venue is the recently renovated Peebles Hydro hotel. The hotel is large (120 rooms) and frequently hosts conferences, with many spacious meeting spaces available. The hotel has a pool, leisure facilities and there are also many walks in nearby woodland or along the river Tweed. The elevated position of the hotel gives excellent views. Thus it will provide a nice environment not just for the conference, but also for any accompanying family members.
Further details, including the invited speakers and the full conference price for single and double room accomodation will be announced in October.
Dr Jasna Martinovic
School of Psychology
University of Aberdeen
William Guild Building
tel: 01224 272240
email: j.martinovic @ abdn.ac.uk
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Save the Date! Joint Scottish Vision Group and AVA Conference, April 8-10, 2016
Peebles Hydro, Tweed Valley,
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Past Meetings: Guest Speakers and Locations
SVG2015 David Crundall (Nottingham Trent University), Carnoustie Golf Hotel, Carnoustie, Angus (organiser K Scott-Brown)
SVG2014 Marko Nardini (University College London), The Marine Hotel, Troon (organiser R Goutcher)
SVG2013 Karl Gegenfurtner (University Giessen), Ballachulish Hotel, Glencoe (organiser D Vishwanath & P Hibbard)
SVG2012 Hannah Smithson (University Oxford), Douneside House, Tarland, Royal Teeside (organisers A Hunt & J Martinovic)
SVG2011 Pascal Mamassian (Paris Descartes, CNRS), Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Sleat, Isle of Skye (organiser M Lages)
SVG2010 Andrew Glennerster (University of Reading), The Royal Dunkeld Hotel Dunkeld, Perthshire (organiser J Harris)
SVG2009 Peter Neri (University of Aberdeen) Western Isles Hotel, Tobermory, Isle of Mull (organiser M Lages)
SVG2008 David Perret (University of St Andrews) Dundarach Hotel, Pitlochry (organiser A Szymkowiak)
SVG2007 Steven Dakin (University College London) Kinloch Hotel, Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran (organiser M Lages)
SVG2006 David Milner (Durham University), Doug Crawford (University of York, Canada), University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen (organisers A Sahraie & J Harris)
SVG2005 John Findlay (University of Durham), Hiroishi Ono (McGill University, Toronto), The Log Cabin Hotel, Kirkmichael (organiser M Lages)
SVG2004 Alan Johnston (University College London), The Burn, Glenesk (organiser PB Hibbard)
SVG2003 Frans Verstraten (University of Utrecht), Julie Harris (University of Newcastle), The Burn, Glenesk (organisers M Lages, & H Paterson)
SVG2002 Nick Wade (University of Dundee), The Burn, Glenesk (organiser PB Hibbard)
SVG2001 Roger Watt (University of Sterling) The Burn, Glenesk (organisers M Lages, P Mamassian, & H Paterson)
Funding from the British Academy (SVG 03), University of Glasgow (SVG 01, 03, 05, 07, 09), St.Andrews (SVG 02, 04) and Aberdeen (SVG 06, 12), SR Research (SVG 12) and Cambride Resarch Systems (SVG 14,15) is gratefully acknowledged.