The Palmer Lecture


DAp Every year in January at the Colour Group's meeting on colour visual science, a distinguished vision expert is invited to deliver the Palmer Lecture.
The lecturer is presented with an illuminated certificate - that for 2008 is shown on the right.  A brief biography of David Palmer is here.
Certificate

Past Palmer Lecturers

2004 Prof John Mollon The different perceptual ways in which we live
2005 Prof Jim Bowmaker The evolution of colour vision: speciation, spectral sensitivity and ecology
2006  Françoise Viénot From gloss scaling to gloss constancy
2007 David Foster Spectral tuning of human trichromatic vision for object identification
2008 Pieter Walraven History and theory of the chromatic Stiles-Crawford effect
2009 Ken Knoblauch Partition and integration of chromatic information in the visual system
2010 Donald MacLeod Are there phenomenal complementaries?
2011 Arne Valberg Modelling neural mechanisms for colour discrimination
2012 Adam Reeves Oddities of early dark adaptation
2013 John Barbur Genes, Rayleigh matches and colour thresholds – how well can one describe variability in human colour vision?
2014 Steven K Shevell Contrast from Perceptual, Not Retinotopic, Separation of Background Context
DATE 10 Jan 2015