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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The FENS Committee on Animals in Research (CARE) invites you to mail the Italian political authorities, concerning the implementation in Italy of the EU Directive 63-2010 on the protection of animals for scientific research.
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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 clear 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.
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.
This award is donated by the EJN publisher Wiley and is given in recognition of an outstanding scientific work in any area of neuroscience. Personal prize of £ 10,000Candidates should be nominated by fellow neuroscientists (i.e. no self-applications) and must either be working in a European institute or be of European origin if working abroad. Call for nominations opens on November 10th
FENS EJN Award 2016
FENS and its partners offer travel grants and stipends for students and early career scientists to attend FENS educational programmes and conference.
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. The Job market 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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This award is donated by the EJN publisher Wiley and is given in recognition of an outstanding scientific work in any area of neuroscience.
The costs of poor brain health to Europe are enormous. Traumatic brain injuries, mental illness and cognitive disorders afflict more than a third of European Union citizens – 165 million people.
Elsevier’s analysis reveals emerging trends, funding and collaboration patterns, top-publishing nations and more...
November 14, 2014
Societies & Partner News
Press announcement from FENS: New Editors in Chief appointed for EJN from January 2015.
November 06, 2014
In conjunction with its partners, U.S. and EU researchers and funders involved in brain and neuroscience research, Elsevier will present the findings and insight from the international Brain Research Report.
October 27, 2014
Societies & Partner News
MQ is providing more than £900,000 to support four early career researchers, who will be carrying out cutting-edge, innovative mental health research.
October 24, 2014
The Hertie Foundation (Germany), in cooperation with the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), is pleased to announce the opening of nominations
October 16, 2014
Societies & Partner News
Establishment of neural circuits is a tightly regulated process coordinated by a series of cellular and molecular mechanisms.
October 16, 2014
FENS and the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) issue a joint statement on the importance of non-human primates in biomedical research
October 11, 2014
The EJN Associate Managing Editor position is open.
October 08, 2014
Here you can search for a person who is a member of one of the FENS member societies.
This award is donated by the EJN publisher Wiley and is given in recognition of an outstanding scientific work in any area of neuroscience. Personal prize of £ 10,000 Deadline for nominations is December 22, 2014
The goal of this brain conference is to examine the possibility of identifying a small set of bridging laws linking neuronal codes to identified cognitive computations. We specifically focus on how the brain represents and manipulates quantities, probabilities, objects and symbols, and uses them to perform high-level cognitive inferences and confidence judgments.
Application for the FENS-SfN Summer School 2015 on Shared mechanisms and specifity in neurodegenerative diseases (7-13 June 2015, Bertinoro, Italy) is open.
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