VSS 2022 Graphics Competition

VSS is seeking outstanding creative visual images for the 2022 meeting. There are two separate graphics competitions: the Program Cover and Website Banner Competition and the T-Shirt Design Competition. The winning image of the Program Cover and Website Banner Competition will be used for the program covers, website banner, onsite signage, PowerPoint slides, bulk emails, […]

V-VSS 2021 Graphics Competition Winner

Each year VSS solicits its membership to submit creative visual images related to the field of vision science, the Society, or the VSS meeting. Traditionally, the winning images are featured on the program, abstracts book, signage, and t-shirts. Due to the online format this year, the winning image appears as the banner throughout the VSS […]

2021 Elsevier/Vision Research Travel Awards

VSS is grateful to Elsevier/Vision Research for their generous support of this year’s virtual meeting. Congratulations to the following VSS student and postdoc members who received a V-VSS 2021 Elsevier/Vision Research Travel Award, which allows them to present at V-VSS at no additional cost: Graduate Students Etienne Abassi, CNRS, France Zoha Ahmad, York University, Canada […]

2021 Ken Nakayama Medal for Excellence in Vision Science – Gerald Westheimer

The Vision Sciences Society is honored to present Gerald Westheimer with the 2021 Ken Nakayama Medal for Excellence in Vision Science. The Ken Nakayama Medal is in honor of Professor Ken Nakayama’s contributions to the Vision Sciences Society, as well as his innovations and excellence to the domain of vision sciences. The recipient of the […]

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Vision Sciences Society is committed to progress in understanding vision and its relation to cognition, action and the brain. Our primary goal is to host a yearly meeting where both new and established investigators can present and discuss their work. This year, the Vision Sciences Society’s annual meeting will be held virtually, May 21-26, […]

V-VSS 2021 Elsevier/Vision Research Travel Awards Information

Each year VSS endeavors to support travel to the annual meeting through a travel awards program, subject to availability of funding. For 2021, Elsevier is generously sponsoring the V-VSS 2021 Elsevier/Vision Research Travel Awards for both US and non-US graduate students and postdocs. The awards cover the V-VSS presentation fees. Travel award recipients are recognized […]

V-VSS 2021 Graphics Competition

VSS is seeking creative visual images to be used as the banner image of the Vision Sciences Society website and the V-VSS 2021 meeting website. Images should be related to the field of vision science, the Vision Sciences Society, or the Virtual VSS annual meeting. Because this year’s meeting is a virtual event, the 2021 […]

2021 Keynote – Suzana Herculano-Houzel

Suzana Herculano-Houzel Associate Professor of Psychology and Associate Director for Communications, Vanderbilt Brain Institute Suzana Herculano-Houzel, Ph.D., is a biologist and neuroscientist at Vanderbilt University, where she is Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Biological Sciences. Her research focuses on what different brains are made of; what that matters in terms of cognition, […]

2020 Elsevier/Vision Research Travel Awards

VSS is grateful to Elsevier/Vision Research for their generous support of this year’s virtual meeting. Congratulations to the following VSS student and postdoc members who received an Elsevier/Vision Research Travel Award, which allowed them to present at V-VSS at no additional cost: Aakash Agrawal, Indian Institute of Science, IndiaEmily J. Allen, University of Minnesota, USJordi […]