We just got back from a fantastic lab retreat, which took place in a beautiful parsonage in northern Germany (Mecklenburg Vorpommern). We spent five days developing creative visual experiments and new projects, teaching and learning from each other, cooking delicious food, and we had a bike trip along the beautiful Baltic Sea! The amazing Miriam … Continue reading Back from the lab’s 3rd retreat
We have an opening for a postdoc to work in a project called "Probing properties of recursive, hierarchical information processing in visual systems", which is an exciting collaboration with the Robotics and Biology Laboratory (PI: Oliver Brock) and part of the larger research cluster Science of Intelligence (short: SCIoI). The official announcement at the website … Continue reading Open postdoc position in SCIoI project
Melis and Wiebke had interviews at the Berlin School of Mind & Brain last week. As we have learned today, they have both been accepted to the program and will start there in the fall. Congratulations! As Mind & Brain PhD students, they follow in the footsteps of many others in the lab (Richard, Lisa, … Continue reading Melis & Wiebke join Berlin School of Mind & Brain
The second PhD student in the ERC project “How visual actions shape active vision (VIS-Á-VIS)” arrived. Melis Ince just started to work on her dissertation project on object continuity. Welcome! We also welcome five new student research assistants who join the lab after a long hiring process. Welcome to the team, Amelie von Werder, Annick Langlois, … Continue reading Welcome to Melis & five new student RAs
With the beginning of this year, we started an exciting new project called “How visual actions shape active vision”, and like all European projects it goes by an acronym: VIS-Á-VIS. It is a five-year project funded through an ERC Consolidator Grant, awarded to Martin by the European Research Council. So far, we have hired two postdocs and … Continue reading ERC Consolidator project ‘VIS-Á-VIS’ starts — welcome to Wiebke and Lukasz!
Julius Krumbiegel was awarded the Humboldt Prize 2020 for his Master’s thesis “Evidence for efference copies from combined eye-head gaze shifts”, an award that recognizing exceptional academic work by students. Congratulations for this outstanding and well-deserved achievement! In his work, Julius investigated the ability of human observers to maintain a sense of spatial locations in … Continue reading Julius wins Humboldt prize for his Master’s thesis
Applications are now closed. We have openings for 2 postdoc and 2 PhD positions to work on an exciting new project called "How visual actions shape active vision (VIS-Á-VIS)". It is a five-year project funded through an ERC Consolidator Grant, awarded to Martin by the European Research Council. The project will start in September 2020, … Continue reading Apply now for Postdoc and PhD positions in ERC project
Come see Lisa Kroell's poster presentation on how the peripheral sensitivity profile reshapes during saccade preparation. If you are registered for V-VSS, the poster is here. Lisa scheduled three Zoom sessions: 20 June, 8am EST (2pm CET) - View Presenter Conference23 June, 2pm EST (8pm CET) - View Presenter Conference24 June, 5am EST (11:00 CET) - View Presenter … Continue reading Virtual-VSS Poster: The peripheral sensitivity profile reshapes during saccade preparation
The lab is growing. We warmly welcome Lea Krätzig and Aaron Vetter—two new student research assistants in the lab. They will try to fill the big shoes that Clara, Olga, and Jan have left vacant after finishing their studies. No reason to be sad. We are very happy that all three of them will stay … Continue reading New people in the lab—and old people in new positions
Our lab is growing! A warm welcome to Anna who joined us as a Post-Doc from Marburg University, Frederik and Lisa who are starting their PhDs, Hannah who is working as a student assistant, and Karl and Susan who are writing their theses in the lab.