Previous BVI Seminars

Over the years BVI has been fortuate to host a great selection of speakers from Bristol, the UK and across the world. 

Below are details of our previous speakers and their seminars.

2022-23 Speakers

2021-22 Speakers

2020-21 Speakers

2019-20 Speakers

2018-19 Speakers

2017-18 Speakers

2016-17 Speakers

2016 speakers and earlier...

  • Julien Renoult (Université Paul Valéry): The role of visual systems in evolution of communication
  • Josiane Zerubia (Ayin project): Marked point of processes for object detection and tracking in high resolution images
  • Colin Jackson (BBC Natural History Unit): Filming the unpredictable - the technological challenges facing wildlife filmmaking
  • Darren Cosker (Bath University): Dynamic Facial Processing and Capture
  • Jolyon Troscianko (University of Exeter): The effectiveness of camouflage; predator learning and new modelling approaches
  • Josiane Zerubia (The Ayin project): Marked Point Processes for Object Detection and Tracking in High Resolution Images: Applications to Remote Sensing and Biology
  • Andrew Lawrie (University of Bristol): iScope: a framework for visionary computations
  • Karin Kjernsmo (University of Bristol): Fake eyes? - How Eyespots work
  • Daniel Osorio (University of Sussex): Cuttlefish vision in a 3-D world.
  • Jon Erichsen (Cardiff University): Dispatches from the avian front: Using visuomotor behaviour to assess perception
  • David Bull (University of Bristol): 10,000:1 The challenge for perceptual video compression
  • Marina Bloj (Bradford School of Optometry and Vision Sciences): Remembering object colours
  • Professor Andrew Schofield, (University of Birmingham): Seeing shadows in the twilight of life
  • Dr Pier Luigi Dragotti (Imperial College, London): Sampling and Reconstruction driven by Sparsity Models: Theory and Applications
  • Benjamin Meaker Fellow Dr Andrew B Watson (Senior Scientist for Vision Research and Director of the Vision Group at NASA Ames Research Center): The Windows of Visibility: Limits to human vision and their application to visual technology
  • Dr Christopher Hassall (University of Leeds): The Evolution of Imperfect Mimicry
  • Ron Douglas (City University London): The reindeer’s rainbow: How sensitive are mammals to UV? 
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