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One day meeting - free entry and open to all
A one-day interdisciplinary scientific meeting covering Colour in its different aspects and its varied applications. OPEN TO ALL who are interested.
Organiser: Professor John Mollon FRS
09.15–09.30 REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
Morning sessions commence:
09.30-10.00 Professor John Mollon, University of Cambridge, A primer on the nature of colour and its perception
10.00-10.45 Professor Peter Vukusic, University of Exeter, All things bright and beautiful: The colours of natural objects
11.15-12.00 Dr Silvia Vignolini, University of Cambridge, Colours in plants
12.00-12.45 Dr Françoise Viénot, Museum d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, The spectral properties of light sources, with special reference to their use in museums and galleries
Afternoon sessions commence:
13.45-14.30 Professor Roy S Berns, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, Van Gogh’s Use of Complementary Colours: Contradictions Caused by Fugitive Pigment
14.30-15.15 Professor Steve Shevell, University of Chicago, Lessons on Colour Vision from Visual Illusions
15.15-15.45 AFTERNOON TEA
15.45-16.30 Dr Gabriele Jordan, University of Newcastle, On the existence of tetrachromatic women
16.30-17.15 Dr Hannah Smithson, University of Oxford, Colours of the rainbow: A three-dimensional colour space from the thirteenth century
17.15 MEETING CLOSES
This talk is part of the Cambridge Philosophical Society series.
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