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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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 43 neuroscience member societies across 33 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 bi-weekly news alert and by targeted emails to FENS members.
Federating numerous pan-European single discipline societies and all national neuroscience societies from across more than 30 European countries, FENS represents European neuroscience from basic to clinical research.
2-6 July 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark
The FENS Forum 2016 facilitates and promotes the exchange of knowledge and neuroscience research.
Extended Deadline early registration & abstract Deadline FENS-IBRO/PERC travel grants
15 February Deadline Young Investigators Training Programme application
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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FENS and its partners offer travel grants and stipends for students and early career scientists to attend FENS educational programmes and meetings.
See the full overview of FENS awards for neuroscientists under FENS Awards page.
The FENS Award Directory lists upcoming and recurring awards donated by other granting agencies. FENS invites all granting bodies to announce their neuroscience awards here. The award directory presents an overview of neuroscience awards all over Europe. This service is free of charge.
The European Journal of Neuroscience is pleased to announce a Special Issue entitled “Neurobiological and psychological modulators of multi-component behaviour”, which will be guest edited by Prof. Christian Beste and Dr. Ann-Kathrin Stock.
On 4 February the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), represented by its president Professor Monica Di Luca sent an opinion to the Australian Senate Committee for Environment and Communication which is considering a proposal to ban import of lab-bred, non-human primates.
FENS announces the extraordinary extension of early registration and abstract submission for the 10th FENS Forum of Neuroscience.
February 02, 2016
FENS is proud to announce that the next FENS Regional Meeting (FRM) 2017 will take place in the picturesque city of Pécs, Hungary, on 20 - 23 September 2017.
February 01, 2016
The statement in support of Directive 2010/63/EU has been now signed by 213 organisations, including FENS.
January 28, 2016
Published in the European Journal of Neuroscience, a new study in rats may provide significant insights into the long-term impacts of over-consumption of sugary foods during adolescence.
January 20, 2016
Societies & Partner News
The Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Societies is one of the largest multi-disciplinary neuroscience meetings in Europe with around 1.700 participants.
January 19, 2016
FENS President, Monica Di Luca, participated to the kick off meeting of ERA-NET Neuron which took place this 12 January in Berlin.
January 18, 2016
This month, the Malta Neuroscience Network (MNS) joins FENS as the 43rd member organisation. FENS now represents neuroscience societies across 33 countries in Europe.
January 15, 2016
The ECNP Neuropsychopharmacology Award recognises exceptional research achievements in applied and translational neuroscience.
January 11, 2016
Here you can search for a person who is a member of one of the FENS member societies.
17-20 April 2016, Rungstedgaard-North Copenhagen, Denmark
Registration is now open
Regular registration deadline: 10 February 2016
Applications for the FENS-SfN Summer School 2016 on Cellular mechanisms and networks in addiction (29 May - 4 June 2016, Bertinoro, Italy) are open.
Applications deadline extended: 15 February 2016 (Midnight, Brussels time)
Nominations deadline: 15 February 2016 (Midnight, Brussels time)
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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