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, […]

V-VSS FAQ (2021)

V-VSS 2021 Information Plans for V-VSS 2021 are underway! The meeting will run from May 21 through May 26, 2021. Here are some answers to important questions you might have about the upcoming meeting. If you don’t find an answer to your question, please contact us at . What are the main components of V-VSS? […]

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 […]

Future Meetings

VSS 2022 – May 13-18 St. Pete Beach, Florida VSS 2023 – May 19-24 St. Pete Beach, Florida

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 […]

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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 […]

2019 Funding Workshops

VSS Workshop on Funding in the US No registration required. First come, first served, until full. Saturday, May 18, 2019, 12:45 – 1:45 pm, Sabal/Sawgrass Moderator: David Brainard, University of Pennsylvania Discussants: Todd Horowitz, National Cancer Institute; Lawrence R. Gottlob, National Science Foundation; and Cheri Wiggs, National Eye Institute You have a great research idea, […]