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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The Brain Prize - Call for Nominations 2018

The Brain Prize 1 mio. € is a personal research prize awarded annually by Lundbeckfonden, a leading Danish foundation. Call for Nominations is open until 15 September 2017.

May 15, 2017 in Societies & Partner News

Societies & Partner News

SfN Travel Grants: Applications open

FENS offers 10 travel grants of € 1.500 each to attend the annual meeting of the SfN (Washington, 11-15 November 2017). Stipends are earmarked for FENS members only.

May 02, 2017 in FENS News

FENS News

The travel grant awardees to attend the CNS meeting in 2017 have been selected

FENS provided travel grants to help young investigators, PhD or MSc students to attend the 12th Biennial Conference of Chinese Neuroscience Society (Tianjin, China, 12-15 October 2017).

February 03, 2017 in FENS News

FENS News

Call for The 2017 RCA Prize

An unrestricted award of 20,000 EUR for European researchers working in developmental neurobiology, who are presently in a highly productive period of their scientific career.

April 27, 2017 in Neuroscience News

FENS Forum 2016 awarded “Conference of the year”

On Wednesday, 19 April 2017, the FENS Forum of Neuroscience 2016 was awarded ‘Congress of the Year 2016’ at the annual Congress and Event Award celebrated at the Copenhagen City Hall.

April 21, 2017 in FENS News

FENS News

The 11th IBRO Kemali International Prize for Outstanding Contributions in Neuroscience

The 11th IBRO Kemali International Prize for Outstanding Contributions in Neuroscience will be awarded in 2017 by the IBRO Dargut & Milena Kemali Foundation.

April 18, 2017 in Societies & Partner News

Societies & Partner News

FENS and ANS offer travel grants for the Annual Meeting of the Australasian Neuroscience Society

FENS and ANS provide travel grants to help young investigators, PhD or MSc students to attend the 37th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Neuroscience Society.

April 14, 2017 in FENS News

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FENS supports the African Society of Neuroscientists meeting 2017 (SONA)

FENS provides travel grants to help young investigators, PhD or MS students to attend SONA conference 2017 (11-14 June) in Entebbe, Uganda

April 13, 2017 in FENS News

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Cortex Evolution and Development

24-27 September 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark

Co-chairs: Zoltán Molnár (University of Oxford) & Arnold Kriegstein (University of California, San Francisco)

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SfN Travel Grants available

Are you planning to attend the SfN in Washington?

FENS offers 10 travel grants of EUR 1.500 each to attend the annual meeting of the SfN. Stipends are earmarked for FENS members only.

To start the application process, please click here. Deadline: 31 May 2017. 

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