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)