The Starling Award and the Leonard Share Award to Peter Bie

It´s a great pleasure to announce that Peter Bie, a former president and honorary member of the Scandinavian Physiological Society, was recently awarded two noteworthy prizes not previously given to a Scandinavian physiologist.

American Physiological Society (APS) awarded The Ernest H. Starling Distinguished Lectureship Award to Peter Bie for exceptional contributions and lifelong dedication to Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis research.

Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis (WEH) section of APS awarded Leonard Share Award to Peter Bie for his strong contribution and service to WEH section of APS.

Congratulations!

Links:

http://www.the-aps.org/mm/awards/sections/weh/past-awardees/starling.html.

http://www.the-aps.org/mm/awards/sections/weh/past-awardees/wehlsa.html

 

Europhysiology 2018: Call for symposia

The Physiological Society,  The Scandinavian Physiological Society, the Deutsche Physiologische Gesellschaft and the Federation of European Physiological Societies are hosting Europhysiology conference in London 14 – 16 September 2018 https://www.europhysiology2018.org/.

The call for symposia is now open!  We warmly encourage to submit your proposal by April 30th, 2017 (https://www.europhysiology2018.org/call-symposia-proposals).

 

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 (hanna.taylor@neuro.uu.se and bryndis.birnir@neuro.uu.se).

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.

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: 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/