Company Membership

The Company Members support the NRS and are active in the Society. The contribution is important for e.g. subsidising student fees at the conferences. Company membership costs 500 Euro per year and includes 5 individual members. The Company Members are always presented in the NRS Annual Transactions as Sponsors of the Society.


To become a new company member you have to first register an NRS account or, if you already have an account, sign in with your existing NRS account.

After you have signed in please go back to this page and fill in your company data in the form that will be presented here when you are logged in.


A Gothenburg Throat?
Waqas Qazi successfully defended his thesis “Exploring the role of rheology in bolus flow using an in vitro approach” with Professor Peter Fischer as academic opponent. The in vitro approach is the so called “Gothenburg Throat” which is a model of the human throat used to monitor the flow of a bolus and how it depends on the food rheology, as well as to study different types of swallowing disorders. Dr Qazi showed that validation of the model as compared to human swallowing and the influence of rheological properties on human swallowing. For example was safe swallowing shown to be facilitated by fluid elasticity.

The thesis is available at