Two open PhD positions in Visualization at the University of Bergen (Norway)

Stefan Bruckner tipped us off that there are currently not one, but two (!) open PhD positions in the Bergen visualization group. The candidates will be working on theĀ MetaVis project, which is funded by the Research Council of Norway: “The project aims to study the space of visualizations itself and how it can be efficiently and effectively navigated. The goal is to develop interactive visual methods to enable users in choosing appropriate visualization techniques for particular types of data and tasks. The topic for the PhD can be chosen within this broad range to suit the strengths and interests of the PhD candidate.” You know what this means for your medvis interests šŸ™‚

There is more information here, as well as a flyer available hereĀ and you can apply for these excellent positions using Jobbnorge for the first position (application deadline 8th of June) and the second position (application deadline 8th of July).

Two open PhD positions in Visualization at the University of Bergen (Norway)

We have received word from Veronika Solteszova that the University of Bergen is looking for two PhD students inĀ the Department of Informatics. The exact topic of the PhD will be decided on with the advisor, but biomedical, visual analytics and visual computing are among the list of possible topics. More information about the position is available here. You can read all about the full advertisement and apply onlineĀ here. The application deadline is the 1st of April 2016 (no joke!), so do not delay and apply now if you are interested in this amazing opportunity to work in one of the most awesome visualization groups in the world!Ā 

Announcing VCBM & MedViz 2016!

It’s no secret the Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine (VCBM) is one of my favorite eventsĀ for some years already, all medical visualization all the time! Since last year, it turned into an annual workshop, which means we get to enjoy another VCBM in 2016 already, from the 7th of September until the 9th. This edition promises to be extra epic for several reasons, outlined below:

  1. It will be in Bergen, Norway. Bergen, for those of you that never visited, is a truly amazing city situated between majestic mountains and a beautiful harbor. You could do worse! “The Gateway to the Fjords of Norway”, people!
  2. Additionally, also speaking from personal experience, the Bergen Vis group isĀ filled with awesome people that do great research.
  3. If this is still not convincing you of the epicness, next year the 10th annual Medviz conference will be held at the same time!

‘So where do I sign up?’ I hear you thinking. The official website describing all the details is here, there is a Facebook page for you to like (if not love!)Ā here and even a Facebook event here!

Live report: VIS 2015 – Rejuvinated Medical Visualization Tutorial

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Steffen Oeltze-Jafra

Steffen Oeltze-Jafra

This year IEEEĀ VIS (the conference formerly known as VisWeek) 2015 takes place in Chicago, also known as the ā€œWindy Cityā€. On the first day, I attended a very interesting tutorial about medical visualization entitled ā€œRejuvenated Medical Visualizationā€. This tutorial was opened by Steffen Oeltze-Jafra, the organizer of this event. He welcomed the audience and introduced the other speakers inĀ the tutorial: Anders Ynnerman, Stefan BrucknerĀ andĀ Helwig Hauser.

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Open PhD position: Visualization at the University of Bergen (Norway)

We have received word from Bilal AlsallakhĀ that the University of Bergen is looking for a PhD student in visualization. The exact topic of the PhD will be decided on with the advisor, but biomedical, visual analytics and visual computing are among the list of possible topics. More information about the position is available here. Alternatively you can skip to the full advertisement hereĀ and a factsheet here. The application deadline is the June 1, 2015, so do not delay and apply now if you are interested in this amazing opportunity.Ā