Connecting European Neuroscience
FENS offers a range of state of the art platforms for interacting international researchers from the entire spectrum of neuroscience disciplines.
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In collaboration with prominent and long-standing partners of FENS a new programme for European higher education – schools and training will be started in 2014.
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Check out the latest articles and News of EJN. All FENS members have FREE access to EJN!
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FENS calls on the European Parliament and Commission to reaffirm their commitment to the Directive.
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FENS provides its members with a full package of services to facilitate the exchange of information and enhance networking activities among neuroscientists.
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FENS is the voice of European neuroscience. With 42 neuroscience member societies across 32 European countries, FENS as an organisation represents close to 23,000 European neuroscientists with a mission to advance European neuroscience education and research.
FENS meetings and events offer a wide range of learning- networking- and professional development opportunities. Learn about current topics in your field of interest, network with top figures in neuroscience, meet with your European peers whether from basic, translational or clinical neuroscience research, and share best practices with colleagues from around the world.
FENS actively supports graduate education and postgraduate training in neuroscience in Europe through a variety of initiatives. A new training framework launched in 2014 proposes appealing activities for students, post-docs and early career neuroscientists. Looking ahead and supporting the next generation is a key priority for FENS.
FENS, also in collaboration with its global partners (DANA, EBC, IBRO and SfN), aims to increase public awareness about the benefits of brain research. In addtion, FENS is committed to providing solid advice to policy makers and stakeholders on the importance of continuous support for brain research in order to solve the burden of brain-related diseases in Europe.
Excellent science is communicated through EJN, the official scientific journal of FENS and relevant and timely information is disseminated through the FENS Trimestrial Newsletter and by targeted emails to FENS members.
Federating numerous pan-European mono-disciplinary societies and all national neuroscience societies from across more than 30 European countries, FENS represents European neuroscience from basic to clinical research.
The FENS job market is an open resource for the entire neuroscience community. Individuals, partners and relevant organisations may upload information on open positions and vacancies. It provides an easy searchable overview of jobs and training, including for PhD students, post-docs, and senior staff positions and professorships.
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"Best Publication Award" recognising the best research article published in EJN over the preceding two year period (2013 and 2014). Personal prize of £ 3,000.
FENS and its partners offer travel grants and stipends for students and early career scientists to attend FENS educational programmes and meetings.
FENS, its member societies and partners organise numerous Neuroscience events througout the year. With the FENS calendar you can search specific events or use filters to identify events, schools and scientific meetings in your area.
In a series of opinion pieces from the FENS Kavli Network of Excellence (FKNE), the scholars aim to offer the next generation of up-and-coming PIs some advice and personal perspectives on the transition to independence, starting here with guidance on how to get hired to your first PI position.
FENS President Monica di Luca, Barry Everitt and Marian Joëls published an editorial on the European Journal of Neuroscience presenting the FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence, which celebrates and supports the most talented mid-career neuroscientists in Europe.
Two new part neuroscience podcast series from Cambridge University are now out: reporting on exciting brain research revolutions presented at the Cambridge Neuroscience 2015 Seminar.
July 28, 2015
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July 23, 2015
Where European Neuroscience meets the world: 2-6 July 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark
July 15, 2015
In collaboration with FENS and Wiley-Blackwell, EJN is proud to announce that the winner of the "Best Publication Award 2015" is Dr. Silvina Laura Diaz, PhD, DVM, researcher at CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
July 14, 2015
Apply for the FENS-Hertie Winter school 2015, which takes place the 3-9 January 2016, in Obergurgl, Austria
July 13, 2015
The following applicants have been awarded a travel grant to attend the SfN Annual Meeting (Chicago, 17-21 October 2015). 10 travel grants of € 1.500 each were available and earmarked for FENS members.
July 07, 2015
Marian Joëls and FENS President Monica di Luca recently published a paper that discusses instruments and steps that can help young researchers progress in their academic career.
June 24, 2015
The award is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim and is announced by the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS). It is given in recognition of outstanding and innovative scientific contributions in any area of neuroscience research.
June 19, 2015
Societies & Partner News
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11-14 October 2015, Moltkes Palæ, Copenhagen, Denmark
World’s leading researchers will gather to focus on the molecular, cellular and neural networks that underlie the generation and regulation of sleep and circadian rhythms.
Late registration deadline: 10 September 2015. Start your application.
Applications are open for the FENS-Hertie Winter School 2015 on Neurobiology of language and communication (3-9 January 2016, Obergurgl, Austria), chaired by Peter Haggort and Julia Fischer.
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Applications deadline: 10 September 2015.
EJN is the FENS journal. EJN publishes original articles and reviews from all over the world, in the broad fields of molecular, cellular, systems, behavioral, and cognitive neurosciences.
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