The University of Bristol is recognised as a world leader in vision research, spanning human and animal vision, artificial vision systems, visual information processing and the creative arts.

Bristol Vision Institute (BVI) is the home of vision science research in Bristol and has been successfully stimulating research interaction and collaboration in science, engineering, Arts and Medicine since its creation in 2008 with the aim of addressing grand challenges in vision research.

BVI Research

BVI's research focuses on developing a better understanding of the visual mechanisms and processes evolved in humans and other animals, and their translation to innovations in technology, medicine and the creative arts.

These posters show the interdisciplinary reach of our research. 
BVI research posters (PDF, 2,734kB)

BVI Events

Bristol Vision institute organises a number of workshops and conferences, frequently hosting international visitors and collaborators.

Our regular events are our BVI Seminar Series, Richard Gregory Memorial Lecture and Vision Researchers Colloquium.  

Painting and curating with AI - 3 to 8 Sept 2019

Come and help us explore AI in the world of art!

Event details

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For more information about BVI led research, our regular interdisciplinary seminars and public lectures please contact

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