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
Warm congratulations to Dr. Guillermina López-Bendito, Senior Scientist at the Instituto de Neurociencias, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche (UMH)-Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) in Alicante, Spain.
The 2017 European Synapse Meeting is the sixth edition of a biannual event, after Bordeaux (2007), Göttingen (2009), Balatonfured, (2011), Bordeaux (2013) and Bristol (2015).
Register now to make sure to participate in this years’s Brain Prize Meeting (30 October -1 November 2017, Hindsgavl Castle, Denmark)
June 29, 2017
The FENS and ANS travel grants recipients to facilitate the attendance of young investigators, PhD or MSc students to the 37th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Neuroscience Society (Sydney, Australia, 3-6 December 2017) have been selected.
June 28, 2017
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.
June 26, 2017
The FENS FRM 2017 travel grants amount to a maximum of 500 €. Ten travel grants have been generously contributed by the German Neuroscience Society.
June 20, 2017
Special Issue call for papers in EJN: Where the rubber meets the road in visual perception. High temporal-precision brain signals to top-down and bottom-up influences on perceptual resolution.
June 16, 2017
Message from the President, Prof. Barry Everitt.
June 08, 2017
FENS members can register with special rate at the Annual Meeting of the Australasian Neuroscience Society in 2017.
June 06, 2017
Scientific Committee on Health Environmental and Emerging Risks
SCHEER adopted its final Opinion at its plenary meeting on 18 May 2017.
May 31, 2017
Here you can search for a person who is a member of one of the FENS member societies.
New partnership with the Gatsby Foundation to support neuroscience training. Read the full article here.
Professor Barry Everitt, FENS President.
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24-27 September 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark
Co-chairs: Zoltán Molnár (University of Oxford) & Arnold Kriegstein (University of California, San Francisco)
Regular application deadline: 20 July 2017
Apply to the first series of FENS Hertie Winter Schools on Neural control of behaviour.
Animal navigation across species will be covered; including insects, birds, bats, rodents, and humans.
Date: 10-16 December 2017Place: Austria
Stipends are available
Deadline: 21 August 2017
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