Another great European Training Program is nearing its end. To celebrate and highlight the achievements, we will hold an (on-line) symposium. To register, visit the egret website.
On August 21st, Frans Cornelissen gave a presentation at the Noorderzon Festival in Groningen about “The Art of Vision”. The presentation was part of a trio of presentations together with Iris Sommer and Barend van Heusden under the title “Art … Continued
The Belgian newspaper “De Standaard” has a section called “Wetenschapswinkel” (science shop) in which its readers can ask questions, which the newspaper attempts to answer with the help of scientists. In the edition of July 15th, Frans helped answer the … Continued
On Friday June 7th, Alessandro won the 2019 Falling Walls competition held at the University of Groningen with his pitch about his ideas for a new neuro-ophthalmic assessment. The prize: a trip to Berlin, to attend the Falling Walls Conference, … Continued
In 2015, following a successful grant bid for a Horizon2020 MarieCurie Innovative Training Network, the NextGenVis network, coordinated by Prof. Frans W. Cornelissen, came to life. In the years to follow, NextGenVis offered 15 excellent and enthusiastic PhD students a … Continued
On June 17th, Hinke Halbertsma gave a presentation at the Fries Museum in Leeuwarden about the visual system, and how illusions can be a powerful source for understanding it. Furthermore, she addressed how artists use this information by making paintings … Continued
On April 8th, Frans Cornelissen gave a presentation at the Fries Museum in Leeuwarden about visual illusions, art & the brain for the “Museum Jeugd Universiteit”. About 50 kids listened in to his presentation about visual illusions, the brain, and … Continued
During the upcoming weeks a series of lectures about vision will take place in Groningen. On Tuesday, second of February, Frans Cornelissen will give a lecture about Eyes Diseases and Changes in the Brain. Barbara Nordhjem will talk about the … Continued