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CREATE Training Program in Vision Science & Applications

Opportunities for Graduate and Postdoctoral Training in Vision Science & Applications

We are pleased to announce a new interdisciplinary training program in Vision Science & Applications, offered by members of the Centre for Vision Research (CVR), York University, Toronto, Canada. The program is accepting applications at the Master’s, PhD and Postdoctoral levels.

Made possible by an NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) grant, this new program provides specialized training in vision science research as well as opportunities for cross-disciplinary training, international experience and collaboration with industry in a range of application areas, including:

  • 3D digital media
  • Aerospace
  • Face and scene analysis
  • Visual health

Interested applicants should contact one of the program mentors directly. Master’s and PhD Applicants must also apply through one of the participating graduate program at York University: Biology, Computer Science & Engineering, Kinesiology or Psychology. Applications may in some cases be considered beyond the graduate program deadline.

Both Canadian and International applicants are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be fully funded.

Participating Graduate Programs:

CREATE Program Information

Check out the Program Information, view Course Requirements, or check out our Mentors.

CREATE Program in Vision Science & Applications Boot Camp

Find out more about our past boot camps.

More about the Centre for Vision Research

The CVR at York University is an international leader in human and machine vision research. Uniting researchers from psychology, computer science & engineering, biology and kinesiology & health science, work at the centre is highly interdisciplinary and collaborative, rooted in a fundamental research program that merges techniques in human psychophysics, visual neuroscience and computational theory. Leading-edge facilities include a 3T fMRI scanner, a six-sided immersive virtual reality room, and a wide array of visuo-robotic platforms.

More about York University

York University is the leading interdisciplinary research and teaching university in Canada. York offers a modern, academic experience at the undergraduate and graduate level in Toronto – Canada’s most international city. The third largest university in the country, York is host to a dynamic academic community of 62,000 students, faculty and staff, as well as 240,000 alumni worldwide. York’s 10 Faculties and 28 research centres conduct ambitious, groundbreaking research that is interdisciplinary, cutting across traditional academic boundaries.

The York University CREATE program in Vision Science and Applications is sponsored by

NSERC