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INTERNATIONAL Colour vision society (ICVS)

We will be hosting the first ever ICVS Summer School on Colour from 4th - 8th July 2016 at Pembroke College.

The school will accept selected students and young researchers with basic knowledge of colour vision. It will focus on colour vision and its applications. The school will include courses, lectures, experiments, laboratory visits, and hands-on workshops, providing opportunities for formal and informal interaction with world-known researchers. Students will also have the opportunity to discuss their research work in poster format.

Expressions of interest should be sent to Sérgio Nascimento ( until March 1th. Documents should include a 1-page CV and a letter of motivation.

The fee is £500 (which includes tuition, accommodation, breakfast and lunch). A limited number of grants will be available.


Confirmed speakers are:

Andrew Stockman (Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London)

Anya Hurlbert (Institute of Neuroscience, University of Newcastle upon Tyne)

David Foster (Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester)

Hannah Smithson (Psychology, University of Oxford)

John Barbur (Health Sciences, City University)

John Mollon (Psychology, University of Cambridge)

Keiji Uchikawa (Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Paul Martin, (Medical School, The University of Sydney)

Qasim Zaidi, (Center for Vision Research, State University of New York)

Sérgio Nascimento (Physics, University of Minho)


Sponsors: Cambridge Research Systems, Shamir Optical Portugal


Organization: International Colour Vision Society (

Organizing Committee: Sérgio Nascimento (

Hannah Smithson (

Neil Parry (


We were delighted to host the 31st International Pupil Colloquium at Pembroke College, University of Oxford, 13-17th September 2015.

Click here for more information.