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
FENS warmly congratulates the newly elected Executive Board of the European Brain Council (EBC).
The Gruber Foundation invites nominations on behalf of individuals whose achievements in Cosmology, Genetics, or Neuroscience would make them suitable candidates for recognition through the 2018 Gruber International Prize Program.
Executive Director of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), Alexander Schubert looks at how science is unravelling the complexity of the human brain.
November 17, 2017
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
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
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
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
Submit your papers to The European Journal of Neuroscience. Submission Deadline: 1 March 2018.
October 24, 2017
"Neuroscience in British literature" by Roni Tibon, Ph.D is now available on the History online platform.
October 19, 2017
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
Here you can search for a person who is a member of one of the FENS member societies.
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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The first Cajal hands-on course in 2018 is open for application:
Developmental Neurobiology and Pathologies3-21 April 2018
, Bordeaux NeurocampusDeadline: 18 December 2017.
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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