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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
LIGHTCAP – TRAINING EVENT II
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 […]
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 […]
LIGHTCAP Fellow team complete!
We are delighted to report that all 15 LIGHTCAP Fellows have been recruited and are ready to start their journeys in this fantastic field. You can find their profiles here.
First LIGHTCAP training event a success
We have completed the first, on-line, LIGHTCAP training event and project meeting. Using aan on-line lecture format and an annotate virtual meeting space where Fellows, PI’s and company representatives could walk around freely and talk to each other we were successful in giving the students their first taste of Lighting research and made a start […]