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Each eye movement we make brings new information to central vision. Most of our research is dedicated to understanding how vision and attention drive shifts in gaze direction, and conversely, how shifts in gaze direction affect vision and attention. To read more follow the link to our Research page.


April, 2018: Congratulations to Dr Anna Nowakowska, who successfully defended her ESRC-funded PhD project on visual search strategies. Check out the publications page to see some of her research on individual differences in search strategies and effects of experience (and stay tuned - lots more exciting experiments in the pipeline!).

February, 2018: Welcome to Madeleine Stepper, a PhD student visiting from Tübingen for a couple of months. She’s running an experiment on the contribution of eye movements to perceptions of object correspondence.

October, 2017: A new academic year means lots of new faces in the lab. Welcome to Dr Josephine Reuther who has just finished her PhD and joined the lab as a researcher. Welcome as well to all our new L4 thesis students: Eleanor, Ellen, Emily, Hannah, Honor and Jessica.

August, 2017: Congratulations to Karina, Matilda, and Warren, who have all successfully defended their masters theses and completed the programme. All three of them have secured fully-funded Phd positions and will continue their studies in the school.

June, 2017: Congratulations to Dr Aoife Mahon, who has successfully defended her PhD thesis! We are sad to say goodbye but wish her the best of luck in her new position at the University of Bedfordshire.

February, 2017: Read about one of our recent publications in The Conversation. More nice press coverage here.

December, 2016: Farewell and best wishes to Alasdair Clarke as he embarks on a journey south to take up a lectureship at the University of Essex.

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