NextGenVis 4th Advanced Course & Workshop in Maastricht and Eindhoven


Our 4th meeting was held in Maastricht and Eindhoven (NL), from February 12-17, 2017.  The meeting included an advanced training course on high-field MRI hosted by BrainInnovation, a visit to Philips Hightech Campus in Eindhoven, and a workshop on writing business plans for scientists by EuroGrant. Furthermore, the mid-term review meeting (mid-term project evaluation) in the presence of two EU representatives has taken place. Full program

NextGenVis 3rd Advanced Course in York: Computational Modelling of the Visual System

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Our 3rd meeting was held in York (UK), from September 16th –  19th, 2016.  This meeting included ‘Advanced training course 2: Computational Neuroimaging of the Visual System’ (day two). On the first day, the ESR’s presented the progress of their projects. On day two, three international experts, and two principal investigators with expert knowledge on the topic from NextGenVis, gave the advanced training course. This course provided in-depth treatment of approaches and some of the most recent technical advances in computational neuroscience (e.g. quantitative MRI and advanced neuroimaging methods). The course also provided insight into theoretical and methodological challenges and advances … Read More

NextGenVis 2nd Workshop in Magdeburg


Our 2nd meeting was held in Magdeburg (DE), from February 12th – 15th, 2016. On the first day, the ESR’s presented the progress of their projects. On day two, the ‘Advanced training course 1: The Human Visual System – Physiology, Pathophysiology, Rehabilitation & Restoration’ was focused on lectures on the foundations of the human visual system as well as the frontiers of vision research.  The advanced training course featured eight international speakers with expert knowledge of the topic. On the last two days, the ESR’s visited the clinical facilities of Otto-von-Guericke University and workshops on visual field defect measurements. They also … Read More

NextGenVis 1st Workshop in Utrecht


Our 1st meeting was held in Utrecht (NL), from November 22nd – 25th, 2015. The meeting started with project presentations by the ESR’s and a keynote lecture by Dr. Jonathan Winawer (NYU) who is a leading expert in fMRI analysis of the human visual system. The 23rd-25th of November consisted of a hands-on workshop (‘Tool advancement: fMRI analysis’) taught by Prof. Serge Dumoulin on fMRI analysis using population receptive field modelling, as well as a visit to the high-field MRI scanning facilities at Utrecht University. On the final day, the 26th of November, the ESR’s visited the Royal Dutch Visio rehabilitation … Read More

NextGenVis Kickoff Meeting in Coevorden


The Kick-off meeting of NextGenVis took place in Coevorden, the Netherlands on April 20-22, 2015. All beneficiaries and partners gave a short presentation on their expertise and each ESR project was outlined. This established the foundation for further exchanges about collaborations and synergies between projects. During the meeting, the roles and responsibilities of the coordinator, beneficiaries, and associated partners were also laid down and explained according to NextGenVis’ Grant Agreement and its Annexes. The meeting also included social activities such as a cooking workshop to facilitate teambuilding. Full program