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Tue, 12 Jul 2022 22:31:00 BST
The academic and artistic team behind the immersive art experience Dreamachine have launched The Perception Census, an ambitious new scientific study into the unique ways in which we each experience the world around us. The study is led by University of Glasgow's Professor of Philosophy Fiona Macpherson fand Professor Anil Seth from the University of Sussex.
Thu, 09 Jun 2022 18:32:00 BST
The CSPE's Fiona Macpherson was a guest on the Philosophy Takes On The News podcast, on 9th June 2022 on Series 1, Episode 14, with host Simon Kirchin, and guests Julian Baggini and Michael Hauskeller. They discuss Boris Johnson's vote of no confidence, the Jubilee and values, and food policy.
Thu, 05 May 2022 18:32:00 BST
The CSPE's Fiona Macpherson was a guest on the Philosophy Takes On The News podcast again. In series 1, Episode 10, host Simon Kirchin, Fiona, Piers Benn and Gerald Lang discuss, Roe v. Wade, elections and voting, and living with covid.
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 18:32:00 GMT
The CSPE's Fiona Macpherson is a guest on the Philosophy Takes On The News podcast. In series 1, Episode 6, host Simon Kirchin, Fiona, Julian Baggini and Josh Forstenze discuss, our duties to refugees, climate change and energy consumption, and drinking beer in the metaverse.
Thu, 09 Sep 2021 12:23:00 BST
Professor Fiona Macpherson and Dr Neil McDonnell have been shortlisted in the Knowledge Exchange / Transfer Initiative of the Year category in this year’s Times Higher Education Awards, for their work in developing the Edify virtual reality platform and its deployment – to the benefit of hundreds of students – during the pandemic.
CSPE researchers and tech company Sublime are shortlisted in the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards in the "Powerful Partnership" category
Thu, 04 Mar 2021 11:52:00 GMT
CSPE researchers, Prof Fiona Macpherson and Dr Neil McDonnell, and tech company Sublime are shortlisted in the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards in the "Powerful Partnership" category for their work on their virtual reality teaching projects Mobius and Edify.
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:50:20 GMT
Our three-dimensional molecular visualisation software for experiential learning through virtual reality was shortlisted in the Technological or Digital Innovation of the Year category in the Times Higher Education Awards 2020.
Thu, 15 Oct 2020 18:43:00 BST
Join us by Zoom at the Perceptual Illusion Cafè (7 - 8pm, 18th November 2020) and at Explorathon (7 - 8pm, 23rd November 2020) for interactive presentations showcasing ongoing research into perceptual illusions.
Mon, 06 Jan 2020 09:29:00 GMT
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:50:00 GMT
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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 11:26:00 BST
Wed, 30 Aug 2017 11:30:00 BST
Dr Neil McDonnell will be taking up a Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Fellowship in Virtual and Augmented reality at the CSPE. This is a five-year research-focused position, which is expected to morph into a permanent post.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:39:00 GMT
The next Mind Network meeting will be held at the University of Glasgow on 3 March, 2017. The meeting will be focused on the research of Ema Sullivan-Bisset (Birmingham), Marcin Milkowski (Polish Academy of Sciences), and Michael Wheeler (Stirling).
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:52:00 GMT
CSPE has been awarded two grants from the New Directions in the Study of the Mind project based at the University of Cambridge funded by the Templeton Foundation for reserach on two projects: Synchronising the Senses and the Philosophy of Augmented and Virtual Reality. The latter has also been funded by a grant from the University of Glasgow Knowledge Exchange Fund.
Thu, 26 May 2016 15:02:00 BST
The Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience (CSPE) is taking part in this year’s Glasgow Science Festival, with researchers demonstrating the latest research on the science and philosophy of the senses. See event listings for details.
Wed, 02 Mar 2016 15:56:00 GMT
Distinguished philosopher of mind Professor William G. Lycan (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) will be giving seminars on ‘The Intentionality of Smell’ and ‘“Propositional” Attitudes?’ on 7th and 8th March, respectively.
Workshop on Perception and Cognition: Top-Down Influences in Perceptual Experience, 8–9 September 2015
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 17:18:00 BST
The Rethinking the Senses project is pleased to announce a research-intensive interdisciplinary workshop on the subject of Perception and Cognition: Top-Down Influences in Perceptual Experience to be held on the 8th and 9th of September at the University of Glasgow’s Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience.
Mon, 18 May 2015 17:36:00 BST
The Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience (CSPE) is taking part in this year’s Glasgow Science Festival, with researchers from the Rethinking the Senses and Value of Suffering projects demonstrating the latest research on the science and philosophy of the senses. See event listings for details.