2021 Canadian Vision Science Social: Hosted by Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA)

Friday, May 21, 2021, 8:00 – 10:00 PM EDT Organizers: Caitlin Mullin, VISTA; Doug Crawford, York UniversitySpeakers: Caitlin Mullin, VISTA; Doug Crawford, York University This social event is open to any VSS member who is, knows, or would like to meet a Canadian Vision Scientist! Join us for casual discussions with students and faculty from […]

2021 Virtual VPixx Hardware with the LabMaestro Simulator

Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT Organizers: Dr. Lindsey Fraser, VPixx Technologies; Dr. Sophie Kenny, VPixx TechnologiesSpeaker: Dr. Lindsey Fraser, VPixx Technologies Over the past year, VPixx Technologies has developed the LabMaestro Simulator, a software tool that simulates VPixx’s data acquisition hardware. The Simulator can record button presses from a virtual button […]

2021 An introduction to TELLab 2.0 – A new-and-improved version of The Experiential Learning LABoratory, a web-based platform for educators

Monday, May 24, 2021, 8:00 – 9:00 PM EDTWednesday, May 26, 2021, 2:30 – 3:30 PM EDT Organizers: Jeff Mulligan, Independent contractor to UC Berkeley; Jeremy Wilmer, Wellesley CollegeSpeakers: Ken Nakayama, Jeremy Wilmer, Justin Junge, Jeff Mulligan, Sarah Kerns This satellite event will provide a tutorial overview of the new-and-improved version of The Experiential Learning […]

Student-Postdoc Advisory Committee

The Student-Postdoc Advisory Committee (SPC) advises the VSS  board and membership about how events, workshops, meeting structure, and activities can best target the needs of trainee members and attendees. The SPC reaches out to trainees to solicit opinions and ideas. Based upon feedback, the Committee organizes special events. Each year VSS will solicit nominations for […]

2021 Young Investigator Award – Martina Poletti

The Vision Sciences Society is honored to present Martina Poletti with the 2021 Elsevier/VSS 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 […]

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 […]

2021 Davida Teller Award – Marisa Carrasco

The Vision Sciences Society is honored to present Dr. Marisa Carrasco with the 2021 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 […]

VSS 2022 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 2022, we are pleased to announce funding from both Elsevier/Vision Research and NIH/National Eye Institute. Guidelines for Applications Travel awards are available to both US and non-US individuals and are open to Undergraduates, […]