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Nominations for the August Krogh lecture, IUPS 2017

Dear members,

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 ( and

Nominations for the Knut Schmidt-Nielsen lecture must be made at the IUPS congress website ( Please note that the site does not open until March 2, 2015.

Thank you!

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014!

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:

For more information on the Nobel Prize, please visit the Nobel Prize website:

Your essencial “How to…” guide!

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)

Extended registration deadline

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

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.

Travel grants to PanAm 2014

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 ( Abstract submission deadline is March 31st 2014.

Read more and apply for a travel grant here:

The Brazilian Physiological Society will participate with two symposia at the SPS Annual Meeting in Stockholm, August 22-24 this year.

Registration open for SPS 2014

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:

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: