Connecting European Neuroscience

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Welcome

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.  

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Meetings

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.

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Higher Education and Training

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.

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FENS Outreach and Advocacy

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.

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European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN)

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.

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Societies

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.

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FENS offers travel grants for the Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society in 2018

FENS provides travel grants to help young investigators, PhD or MSc students to attend the 41st Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society (New Horizon of Neuroscience: Kobe Convention Center, Japan, 26-29 July 2018).

November 15, 2017 in FENS News

FENS News

100th anniversary of the Russian Physiological Society

The Russian Physiological Society created by Ivan .P. Pavlov organised a scientific forum on the occasion of its 100th anniversary on 17-19 April 2017 in St Petersburg.

November 14, 2017 in Neuroscience News

FENS welcomes the review of the European Directive for the protection of animals used in research

On 10 November the European Commission issued the report that reviews the requirements of Directive 2010/63/EU – all uses of live animals for research or education and testing must be carried out in compliance with the Directive.

November 10, 2017 in FENS News

FENS News

Message from Professor Barry Everitt, President of FENS, about the Federation’s journal, EJN

New initiatives by editors John Foxe and Paul Bolam ensure that EJN publishes papers of the highest quality in all fields of neuroscience and provides rapid, rigorous, fair and totally transparent peer review.

November 07, 2017 in FENS News

FENS News

EJN Call for Papers for Special Issue on Addiction

Submit your papers to The European Journal of Neuroscience. Submission Deadline: 1 March 2018.

October 24, 2017 in FENS News

FENS News

New history project available online

"Neuroscience in British literature" by Roni Tibon, Ph.D is now available on the History online platform.

October 19, 2017 in FENS News

FENS News

Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience

The Award was established to commemorate the outstanding achievements in developmental neuroscience of the late Dr. Joseph Altman, who discovered adult neurogenesis in the cerebral cortex.

October 17, 2017 in Neuroscience News

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young

FENS congratulates the 2017 Nobel Prize Winners in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.

October 11, 2017 in Neuroscience News

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Message from the FENS President

New initiatives by editors John Foxe and Paul Bolam ensure that EJN publishes papers of the highest quality in all fields of neuroscience and provides rapid, rigorous, fair and totally transparent peer review. Read more here.

Professor Barry Everitt, FENS President.

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Boost your technical skills

The first Cajal hands-on course in 2018 is open for application:

Developmental Neurobiology and Pathologies
3-21 April 2018
, Bordeaux Neurocampus

Deadline: 18 December 2017.

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Computational Neuroscience of Prediction

15-18 April 2018, Rungstedgaard, Denmark

Co-chairs: Peter  Dayan (University College London) & Kerstin Preuschoff (University of Geneva & EPFL)

Deadline: 20 January 2018.

 

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