Dates and Deadlines

Important dates and deadlines for VSS 2022. Date Deadline August 15 Call for Graphics for Website Banner and Program Cover September 13 Deadline to Submit Images for Website Banner and Program Cover TBD Membership Opens TBD Call for Abstracts TBD Call for Symposia November 15 Call for Images for T-shirt Design Competition November 23 Davida […]

2020-2021 Student-Postdoc Advisory Committee

The Vision Sciences Society announces the 2020-2021 inaugural members of The Student-Postdoc Advisory Committee (SPC)! The Student-Postdoc Advisory Committee will advise the VSS Board and membership about how events, workshops, meeting structure, and activities can best target the needs of trainee members and attendees. They will be reaching out to trainees to solicit opinions and […]

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 […]

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 […]

VSS and COVID-19 Update

The Vision Sciences Society meeting is scheduled to take place as planned from May 15-20 in St. Pete Beach, Florida. VSS is continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation and the potential impacts on travel to the meeting. At present, VSS is following the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Travel Health Notice Warning […]

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 […]

2020 Ken Nakayama Medal for Excellence in Vision Science – Edward Adelson

The Vision Sciences Society is honored to present Edward Adelson with the 2020 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 […]

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 […]

National Eye Institute Postdoctoral Travel Grant (2019)

With funding from the National Eye Institute, VSS is pleased to announce the availability of a limited number of travel grants for postdoctoral researchers to attend the 2019 meeting. The grants are intended to cover most or all of the travel, lodging and registration costs. Grant recipients will be recognized at the VSS awards ceremony. […]

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