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, new programmes for European higher education – schools and training – will be offered every year.
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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 43 neuroscience member societies across 33 European countries, FENS as an organisation represents 24,000 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.
FENS-Kavli Scholars aim to improve neuroscience in Europe through providing opportunities for young scientists, influencing science policy and facilitating the exchange between science and society.
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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.
- Reduced-rate registration at the FENS Forum, FRM and The Brain Conferences
- Free abstract slot submission at SfN annual meetings
- Travel grants and stipends
- Attractive discounts on subscriptions to several top neuroscience journals
- Free online access to EJN, and a special discount rate for subscription to the print edition
The application for the FRM 2017 travel grants is now open. Deadline: 30 April 2017.
This biennial prize sponsored by Wiley, publishers of EJN, will be given in recognition of outstanding scientific work in any area of neuroscience.
Personal Prize £ 7 000.
Deadline for application: 13 February 2017.
This biennial award recognises the best original research article published in EJN over the preceding two-year period (published or accepted in 2015 and 2016).
Nominations are open. Deadline: 31 March 2017.
January 05, 2017
Message from FENS President Barry Everitt FRS, FMedSci
December 20, 2016
FENS offers financial support of up to 1,000 EUR to those who organise an event during the Brain Awareness Week within Europe.
December 16, 2016
On 29 - 30 November the FENS Governing Council met in Brussels for its annual meeting.
December 09, 2016
FENS provides travel grants to help young investigators, PhD or MSc students to attend the 40th Annual Meeting of Japan Neuroscience Society (Neuroscience 2017: Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan, 20-23 July).
December 08, 2016
Wiley has organized an Open Access webinar on Friday, 16 December at 10 a.m. EST / 3 p.m. GMT.
December 05, 2016
Congratulations to our FENS-Kavli Scholar Claire Wyart who won the New-York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Robertson Award.
December 05, 2016
Dr. Norbert Myslinski is the 2016 Recipient of the prestigious Science Educator of the Year Award presented by the Society for Neuroscience.
November 28, 2016
Here you can search for a person who is a member of one of the FENS member societies.
23-26 April 2017, Rungstedgaard, North of Copenhagen, Denmark
Early registration deadline: 23 January 2017.
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FENS-SfN Summer School 2017 on Chemical Neuromodulation: Neurobiological, Neurocomputational, Behavioural and Clinical Aspects is co-chaired by Prof. Trevor W. Robbins and Prof. Martin Sarter.
18-24 June 2017 - Bertinoro, Italy.
Stipends are available!
Deadline: 13 February 2017.
Are you a PhD student in neuroscience? Register now for the ENCODS 2017 conference - European Neuroscience Conference by Doctoral Students.
4-6 May 2017 - Benidorm, Alicante (Spain)
Application deadline: 15 February 2017.
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