December 14, 2021

LIGHTCAP SLIM 17 december 2021

LEBA: A novel self-report instrument to capture light exposure-related behaviours Description: The Light Exposure Behaviour Assessment (LEBA) instrument is a novel and unique open-access self-report tool to characterise different light exposure-related behaviours in people. We will discuss development, validation and application of the instrument. The speakers will be: Rafael Lazar Mushfiqul Anwar Siraji

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November 1, 2021

VELUX Daylight Symposium 15-19 November 2021

Timothy Brown, Yvonne de Kort, Manuel Spitschan, and Andrew Bissell spoke in the Light & Health session on the Daylight stage of the VELUX Build for life conference! You can revisit the recordings from Daylight Symposium Stage here The 9th VELUX Daylight Symposium was organized as a digital event, and took place on November […]

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November 1, 2021

Periodic patters in environmental light, physiology and behaviour

Invitation to sign up for a workshop taking place on 17 & 18 November 2021 via Zoom.  For more information and the full programme, please visit

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September 30, 2021

Steffen Hartmeyer and Myrta Gkaintatzi Masouti presented on CIE conference

This week Steffen and Myrta, two fellows in the LightCap ITN project have presented on the CIE conference. We all were impressed.

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June 28, 2021

How does blue-enriched light affect the brain of teenagers?

The projects of the ESRs are really taking shape! Roya Sharifpour (ESR04) is starting her investigation of the non-image forming (NIF) impacts of blue-enriched light (the light emitted from LEDs and screens of electronic devices) on the teenagers’ brain with a study in which she wants to determine which parts of the brain are subject […]

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June 8, 2021

First ESR studies!

The Fellows have started with their first studies! Richard Jedon (ESR9) has set out to study human performance and feelings of safety under the streetlights of different locations on the campus of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). To our knowledge his study is the first replication of the 1916 study by Burtt in which uniform […]

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June 1, 2021

LIGHTCAP SLIM 11 June 2021

The June edition of the LIGHTCAP Seminar on Light and Methods will be hosted by Christian Cajochen from the University of Basel. He will present on How to quantify sleep and circadian rhythms. If you are connected to LIGHTCAP you should have received an invitation and link. If you are not in the LIGHTCAP project and […]

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May 20, 2021

LIGHTCAP fellow Rafael presents at SLTBR

We are proud to report that Rafael Lazar, LIGHTCAP fellow in Basel, has presented at the The Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR)’s annual meeting. The title of his talk was Pupillary Regulation of Melanopic Irradiance in Natural Scenes. You can find the full program on the SLTBR website.

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April 3, 2021


In the beginning of March the LIGHTCAP project organized a 3-day training event featuring numerous lectures on topics ranging from research techniques to application; the program is shown below. International experts spoke about measurement methods and tools -fMRI-based to field studies – and how they can be utilized. For example, in one of the more […]

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February 23, 2021

Second LIGHTCAP training event

The second LIGHTCAP training event is in full swing with three days of on-line courses. Although we are all looking to finally convene in person much of the lecture schedule has successfully been transferred to an on-screen course format, with recording being made available to the project members. If you want to join in and […]

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