Interdisciplinary Summer School “Measuring Light and Illumination”, 15-19 August 2022

Publié le 31.03.2022. Mis à jour le 31.03.2022.

Using Horace Bénédict de Saussure’s cyanometer (1789) for measuring the colour of the sky as a starting point, you will develop an interdisciplinary understanding of measurement and characterisation of light and illumination.

Interdisciplinary Summer School: Measuring Light and Illumination

Chexbres (CH), 15-19 August 2022

Topics will include:

  • Measurement of light, spectrum and colour using a variety of techniques
  • Quantification of human responses to light, including on visual (colour vision) and non-visual physiology (neuroendocrine and circadian physiology, sleep)
  • Psychophysical methods to measure human colour perception

This residential summer school combines lectures, practical workshops, an excursion and a student-led research project.


The summer school is open to students at all levels, researchers and practitioners from all disciplines interested in measuring light and illumination.
To apply, please complete the application form.

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