Submission Policies for Undergraduate Just-in-Time Poster Session

The student submitting the abstract is the sole author and presents the poster at the session. Information about advisors and mentors must be provided. The student must be a current VSS member (for 2021). Payment of the presenter fee at the “trainee” level is required. Those who already have an abstract accepted for V-VSS 2021 […]

2021 Public Lecture – Roland Fleming

Roland Fleming,  PhD Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany Roland Fleming is an interdisciplinary researcher who investigates how the brain allows us to see the physical properties of objects. He studied at Oxford and MIT and has worked at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics. He is currently the Kurt Koffka Professor of Experimental Psychology […]

2020 Young Investigator Award – Timothy Brady

The Vision Sciences Society is honored to present Timothy Brady with the 2020 Young Investigator Award. The Young Investigator Award is an award given to an early stage researcher who has already made a significant contribution to our field. The award is sponsored by Elsevier, and the awardee is invited to submit a review paper […]

2020 Davida Teller Award – Marlene Behrmann

The Vision Sciences Society is honored to present Dr. Marlene Behrmann with the 2020 Davida Teller Award VSS established the Davida Teller Award in 2013. Davida was an exceptional scientist, mentor and colleague, who for many years led the field of visual development. The award is therefore given to an outstanding female vision scientist in […]

Student-Postdoc Advisory Board Nominations

The Vision Sciences Society is pleased to announce the formation of a new Student-Postdoc Advisory Board. The Society is now soliciting nominations. VSS is creating this board because of the importance of the activities of VSS to its trainee members, including areas such as networking, transitions to careers, opportunities to present research before an international […]

2019 FABBS Early Career Impact Award

Congratulations to Julie Golomb, the VSS nominee and recipient of the 2019 Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences (FABBS) Early Career Impact Award. The FABBS Early Career Impact Award honors early career scientists of FABBS member societies during the first 10 years post-PhD and recognizes scientists who have made major contributions to the […]

FABBS February 15, 2019 Newsletter

ADMINISTRATION Deal Reached to Keep Government Open; Administration FY 2020 Budget Request Delayed At press time, a budget deal to avoid another partial shutdown awaited the President’s signature. The conference report provides budgets for the remainder of fiscal year (FY) 2019 to nine departments and dozens of agencies, including the National Science Foundation (NSF). The […]

Online Program and Meeting Planner Now Available

We are pleased to announce that the Online Program and Meeting Planner for VSS 2019 is now available. With this valuable tool, you can access the meeting program, glance at a visual overview of each day, click on an index of presenters, and view a list of registered attendees. You can also login and create […]

2019 Davida Teller Award – Barbara Dosher

The Vision Sciences Society is honored to present Dr. Barbara Dosher with the 2019 Davida Teller Award VSS established the Davida Teller Award in 2013. Davida was an exceptional scientist, mentor and colleague, who for many years led the field of visual development. The award is therefore given to an outstanding female vision scientist in […]