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 20,000 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 addition, 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.
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The FENS Forum 2020 will take place in Glasgow, 11-15 July 2020, and is hosted by the British Neuroscience Association (BNA). Enjoy the promotional video!
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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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We are pleased to present a series of video-interviews with FENS Presidents that were produced on the occasion of the 20th anniversary celebration of FENS in 2018.These films were created by Malcolm Love at Solid Gold Hat Ltd.
- 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 Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) and Boehringer Ingelheim are delighted to announce that the Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2020 has been awarded to Dr Johannes Gräff for his pioneering research on epigenetic mechanisms in memory formation.
Scientists from all domains in neuroscience are invited to submit ideas for themes and topics for the 2021 educational and training programme.
Deadline: 30 September 2019
FENS would like to extend its warmest congratulations to Alison Abbott, joint winner of the European Science Journalist of the Year award in print and online category, delivered by the Association of British Science Writers.
August 16, 2019
The Cajal Advanced Neuroscience Training Programme is requesting nominations for a Treasurer, on a voluntary two-year basis.
Deadline for nominations: 20 September 2019.
August 06, 2019
The Cajal Advanced Neuroscience Training Programme is recruiting an Executive Manager (half-time) to lead the management and continued growth of the
organisation. Deadline for application 20 September 2019.
August 02, 2019
FENS-CARE is offering 5 travel grants to support training in the context of the implementation of the European Directive on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes. Deadline for application: 30 September 2019.
July 31, 2019
The INCF TrainingSpace is continuously updated with new neuroscience educational materials. INCF is also organising 3 training events in collaboration with The Virtual Brain and HBP on 31 August.
July 26, 2019
The Hertie Foundation and FENS have awarded the Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize to Dr Ahrens, on the occasion of World Brain Day.
July 22, 2019
Call now open for projects celebrating the history of neuroscience. Selected projects will receive a financial support and will present their project at the History Corner at the FENS Forum 2020.
July 18, 2019
The Brain Prize Meeting 2019 will take place on 25-27 November 2019 in Copenhagen.
With international keynote speakers including the 2019 Prize winners, this Meeting aims to bring a broad range of researchers to discuss why small vessel disease has emerged as a major contributor to dementia worldwide. Registration and call for abstracts now open.
July 18, 2019
Societies & Partner News
Here you can search for a person who is a member of one of the FENS member societies.
"We are now only one year away from our next FENS Forum, which will take place in July 2020 in Glasgow!Stay tuned for the Forum programme and upcoming news through the FENS website and social media, and be part of this vibrant neuroscientific community!
As you know, FENS provides important membership benefits and opportunities in higher education and training, meetings, exchange programmes, and many other occasions for scientific interactions".
Carmen Sandi - FENS President
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