Connecting European Neuroscience

Slots in national courses in 2016

In partnership with IBRO-PERC, FENS has launched this initiative to support MSc and Ph.D. neuroscience students - European and non-European - to broaden their knowledge and acquire international experience by participating in short courses organised by the NENS schools.

 
The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipends of 750 EUR each are intended to cover travel and accommodation costs for master and Ph.D. students (European and non-European) interested in attending short courses outside the country where they are studying or residing.  

 

Awarded NENS schools courses and students in 2016:

 

  • ELECTRAIN 2016 - Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology (Göttingen, Germany, 9-20 May 2016): Göttingen Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB), Göttingen, Germany.
  • The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the ELECTRAIN 2016 course are:
  •          - Mario Carvalho (Ph.D. student, Portugal)
  •          - Nikola Habek (Ph.D. student, Croatia)
  •          - Nataliia Martyniuk (Ph.D. student, Ukraine)
  •          - Maria Neginskaya (Ph.D. student, Russia)
    • Cellular Immunology in the Central Nervous System and its Role in Brain Diseases (Helsinki, Finland, 23-27 May 2016): Doctoral Program Brain and Mind, University of Helsinki, Finland.

      • The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Cellular Immunology in the Central Nervous System and its Role in Brain Diseases are:
      •           - Evangelia Paouri (Ph.D. student, Greece)
      •           - Veronica Peterson (Ph.D. student, Ireland)
      •           - Vanessa Santos (Ph.D. student, Portugal)
      •           - Joanna Slusarczyk (Ph.D. student, Poland)
      • Transylvanian Experimental Neuroscience Summer School - TENSS (Pike Lake, Romania, 1-19 June 2016): International Neuroscience Doctoral Programme, Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, Lisbon, Portugal.
      • * The amount for each of the IBRO-PERC stipends to attend TENSS is of 500 EUR, whille the registration fee is fully waived for the 4 selected awardees.
      • The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for TENSS 2016 are:
      •           - Mitra Javadzadeh (Ph.D. student, Switzerland)
      •           - Kacper Kondrakiewicz (Ph.D. student, Poland)
      •           - Mathias Mahn (Ph.D. student, Israel)
      •           - Noora Emilia Nevala (master student, Finland)
      • Summer School for Cognitive Neuroscience in 2016 (Helsinki, Finland, 11-17 August 2016): Doctoral Program Brain and Mind, University of Helsinki, Finland.
      • The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Summer School for Cognitive Neuroscience in  2016 course are:
      •           - Stine Derdau Sorensen (Ph.D. student, Denmark)
      •           - Stijn Michielse (Ph.D. student, the Netherlands)
      •           - Emma Moore (Ph.D. student, United Kingdom)
      •           - Cynthia Tarlao (Ph.D. student, Canada)
      • Summer Course on Fear, Anxiety, Obsessions and Trauma (Florence, Italy, 3-8 July 2016): International Master in Affective Neuroscience, Maastricht University, the Netherlands. 
      • The FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend awardees for the Summer Course on Fear, Anxiety, Obsessions and Trauma are:
      •           - Anna Asratian (Sweden)
      •           - Bernardo Barata (Portugal)
      •           - Shlomi Cohen (Israel)
      •           - Lama Saharan (Syria)
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What they say about the Slots in National courses

"The FENS support allowed us to integrate more international participants, which made the course much more interesting due to the diverse background of the participants  [...]" Read more.
Prof. Dr. Michael Hörner, Course Coordinator 2015
ELECTRAIN 2015 - Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology (4-15 May 2015, Goettingen, Germany).

"I really enjoyed the course and it overcame my expectations. It was a great time to learn much more about behaviour in animal models. [...]" Read more.
Nuno Dinis Alves, Awardee 2015 (Ph.D. student, Portugal) 
In vivo phenotyping of mutant rodents: integrating neural activity, neurochemistry, heart rate and behaviour (24-29 August 2015, Amsterdam, the Netherlands).

"The course was wonderful! It was well organized and very useful for my work and career. The travel award from FENS made it much easier for me to attend this course. [...]" Read more.
Julia Gustavsen, awardee 2015  (Ph.D. student, Canada) 
Advanced Scientific Programming in Python (31 August – 5 September 2015, Munich, Germany).

 

    • Contact
    For enquiries, please contact the NENS Office: nens@fens.org
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NENS exchange grants available

The NENS exchange grants are intended for Master and PhD students registered within NENS member schools or programmes. Applicants are expected to spend a period of one to three months at a NENS member school of their choice in a different European country for the purpose of methodological training. Application deadlines: 15 February, 15 June, 15 October.

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