Martin spent a sabbatical at Dartmouth College, from August 29th to December 31st, 2022. As a Fellow of the Harris Program, he enjoyed numerous scientific interactions with Peter Tse, Viola Stoermer, Patrick Cavanagh, Caroline Robertson, Tor Wager, Matt van der Meer, and their groups at the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. During his time … Continue reading Martin back from Sabbatical at Dartmouth College
Several student RA positions available (SHK)
We are looking for several motivated students who would like to become part of the lab as student research assistants (Studentische Hilfskraft, SHK), starting in April / May 2022 (duration: 2 years). We have a total of four positions available. One of these positions will be working entirely at the lab's main facilities at the … Continue reading Several student RA positions available (SHK)
Two dissertation awards for Richard Schweitzer
Richard Schweitzer defended his PhD thesis "Perceptual and Motor Consequences of Intra-saccadic Perception" in the lab on November 3, 2020 (see post here). We now received news from that his work has been awarded two dissertation prizes. The first award is the Humboldt-Prize 2021, an annual prize honoring excellent scientific work young scientists at Humboldt-Universität … Continue reading Two dissertation awards for Richard Schweitzer
Back from the lab’s 3rd retreat
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
Open postdoc position in SCIoI project
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 & Wiebke join Berlin School of Mind & Brain
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
Welcome to Melis & five new student RAs
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
ERC Consolidator project ‘VIS-Á-VIS’ starts — welcome to Wiebke and Lukasz!
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 wins Humboldt prize for his Master’s thesis
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
Apply now for Postdoc and PhD positions in ERC project
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
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