Please take some time to nominate someone for the August Krogh and the Schmidt-Nielsen lectures at IUPS in Rio de Janeiro 2017.
You can find more information in this letter (pdf) from Tobias Wang, Aarhus University.
Nominations for the August Krogh lecture should be made to SPS by sending an email to Hanna Taylor and Bryndis Birnir (firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com).
Nominations for the Knut Schmidt-Nielsen lecture must be made at the IUPS congress website (www.iups2017.com). Please note that the site does not open until March 2, 2015.
We have a new Special Interest Group (SIG) in Vascular Physiology! If you are interested in becoming a member, why not participate in the founding meeting in Copenhagen on the 28th of January 2015? Please visit the SIG page for more information.
The registration for the meeting of the SIG “Nordic Neuroscience”, will open this week. The meeting will take place in Trondheim 10-12 June 2015. More information is available at the meeting website: http://www.ntnu.edu/kavli/events/nordicneuroscience
Please also help to spread the Nordic Neuroscience poster (pdf).
The SPS would like to congratulate the winners of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014: John O’Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser! Edvard I Moser is one of the chairs in the SPS Special Interest Group “Nordic Neuroscience”. If you are interested in joining the group, you can find more information on the website: http://www.scandphys.org/special-interest-groups/nordic-neuroscience/
For more information on the Nobel Prize, please visit the Nobel Prize website: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2014/
Would you like to get some tips for your career in physiology? Perhaps you did not make it in time for the Special symposium on the last day of the SPS Annual Meeting in Stockholm? The speakers are kindly sharing their presentations from the session “The future of physiology – grants and careers in academia & industry”, chaired by Carl-Johan Sundberg and Pontus Persson.
How to get published by Pontus Persson (ppt)
How to get funding – Nicole Schmitt (pdf)
Industrial Collaborations – David Pollock (pdf)
Women in physiology – Susan Wray (ppt)
How to succeed in science – David Eisner (ppt)
The Special Interest Group “Cardiac Physiology” recently had a meeting in Copenhagen. Check out the report at the group webpage: http://www.scandphys.org/special-interest-groups/cardiac-physiology/
The deadline for registering and submitting your abstract to the SPS Annual Meeting in Stockholm has been extended to May 30th. This is also the last day to apply for the SPS travel grant. http://www.sps2014Stockholm.se/
The deadline for registering and abstract submission to the satellite meeting on Nerve-Driven Immunity has also been extended to May 30th. This meeting is free for those who attend the SPS meeting, so be sure to register for this as well. http://ndimeetings.org/
Have you registered for the SPS Annual Meeting in Stockholm yet? May 1st is the deadline for registering and submitting your abstract to the meeting. It is also the last day to apply for the SPS travel grant. http://www.sps2014Stockholm.se/
The satellite meeting on Nerve-Driven Immunity is free for those who attend the SPS meeting, so be sure to register for this as well. http://ndimeetings.org/
As a part of the collaboration between the Scandinavian Physiological Society and the Brazilian Physiological Society, SPS can now offer a travel grant to members presenting at the 1st Pan-American Congress of Physiological Sciences in the Iguassu Falls, Brazil, in August 2-6 this year (http://panam2014.com/). Abstract submission deadline is March 31st 2014.
Read more and apply for a travel grant here: http://www.scandphys.org/meetings/travel-grants/
The Brazilian Physiological Society will participate with two symposia at the SPS Annual Meeting in Stockholm, August 22-24 this year.
The registration to the SPS Annual Meeting 2014 has now opened! You can submit your abstract and be chosen to give a talk or a poster presentation. Here is a link to the meeting website: http://www.sps2014Stockholm.se/
Early bird registration deadline: April 1st. Abstract submission and travel grant application deadline: May 1st. Here you can find more information on how to apply for a travel grant: http://www.scandphys.org/meetings/travel-grants/