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.
Discover the newly selected FENS-Kavli Scholars.
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 International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility funded the recording of lectures during the CAJAL Course in Computational Neuroscience (CCCN) 2017, held at the Champalimaud Center For The Unknown.
At its 18 December Christmas symposium in London, the British Neuroscience Association (BNA) awarded its 2017 Public Engagement of Neuroscience prize to Dervila Glynn, Coordinator of Cambridge Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge.
Read an important perspective on Neurogenomics by EJN Section Editor Kevin Mitchell.
January 09, 2018
FENS members can register with special rate at the Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society in 2018.
January 08, 2018
Proposals for symposia and minisymposia should be submitted by Monday, 8 January 2018, 5 p.m. EST.
December 21, 2017
Societies & Partner News
FENS supports the mission of the International Brain Bee (IBB) to inspire school-age students to pursue careers in basic and clinical neuroscience.
December 20, 2017
New History project now online.
December 18, 2017
The New Year approaches and it is a very significant one for us: 2018 is the 20th anniversary year of the founding of FENS.
December 14, 2017
It is our great pleasure to announce that the next FENS Regional Meeting, FRM2019, will be in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. The meeting will be jointly organised by the Neuroscience Societies of Serbia, Romania and Turkey.
December 13, 2017
FENS congratulates the History online project grant winners for the year 2017.
December 08, 2017
Here you can search for a person who is a member of one of the FENS member societies.
The New Year approaches and it is a very significant one for us: 2018 is the 20th anniversary year of the founding of FENS. And the 11th FENS Forum in Berlin will be a wonderful celebration of neuroscience research. Registration and abstract submission for the Forum are open and I encourage you all to showcase your research and to enjoy a superb, international programme.
We at FENS wish you a joyous and successful New Year. Professor Barry Everitt, FENS President.
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Funding is available to support events organised during the Brain Awareness Week 2018 in Europe.
Apply now for a BAW grant and boost your project.
Deadline: 22 January 2018.
Don't miss the deadlines:
13 February 2018: Early registration and abstract submission FENS - IBRO/PERC travel grant applications
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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