Connecting European Neuroscience

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Welcome

FENS is the voice of European neuroscience. With 44 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.  

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Meetings

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.

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Higher Education and Training

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.

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FENS Outreach and Advocacy

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.

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European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN)

Excellent science is communicated through EJN, the official scientific journal of FENS. It publishes papers on a broad range of topics, aiming to advance our understanding of the nervous system in health and disease.

 

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Societies

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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  • NENS: 2020 Call for Education and Training clusters open

    The first call for NENS Education and Training clusters is open with funding opportunities of up to EUR 7,000. Submission deadline: 5 December 2020

  • #FENSFriday 18 September 2020

    Every week, on #FENSFriday, we revisit some of the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum content. Find out our plans for today and check out the graphic recording of Jan Born's lecture on "Sleep's role in memory consolidation"!

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#FENSFriday 11 September 2020

How can we, together, improve the future of neuroscience? Let us know your thoughts by 30 September.

September 11, 2020 in FENS News

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"How to publish in the European Journal of Neuroscience" - webinar for neuroscientists based in China

Registration are open to the webinar "How to publish in the European Journal of Neuroscience", dedicated to neuroscientists based in China. Chaired by Prof. Chan (Section Editor at EJN) and Xiaolin Li (Wiley), the webinar will take place on 18 September 2020.

September 10, 2020 in FENS News

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SONA 2021: call for symposia and abstract submission

The call for symposia and abstracts for SONA 2021 (25-28 April 2021, Accra, Ghana) is now open. Submission deadline: 1 December 2020

September 04, 2020 in FENS News

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#FENSFriday - 4 September 2020

Every week, on #FENSFriday, we revisit some of the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum content. Today, we are focusing on science communication: make sure to download the 'How to use Twitter in your science life' guide!

September 04, 2020 in FENS News

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FENS-Hertie Winter School 2020 rescheduled

Due to the development of the COVID-19 crisis in Europe, the FENS-Hertie Winter School 2020 has been rescheduled to January 2022.

September 03, 2020 in FENS News

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We're hiring: Training and Meetings Coordinator

FENS is recruiting a Training and Meetings Coordinator. Full time position in Brussels (permanent contract). Application deadline: 10 September 2020

September 01, 2020 in FENS News

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#FENS Friday - 28 August 2020

Every week, on #FENSFriday, we revisit some of the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum content. Find out our plans for today and check out the graphic recording of Rui Costa's plenary!

August 28, 2020 in FENS News

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#FENSFriday - 21 August 2020

Every week, on #FENSFriday, we revisit some of the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum content. Find out our plans for today and check out the graphic recording of Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg's plenary!

August 21, 2020 in FENS News

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Winter School rescheduled

FENS regrets to announce that the FENS Hertie Winter School on Multiscale approaches to probe psychiatric disorders is rescheduled to 9-15 January 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will reopen in the summer 2021.

 

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Meet the FENS President

Jean-Antoine Girault MD, PhD (France) is the FENS President for 2020-2022.

Inserm Research Director, Head of the Institut du Fer à Moulin (Inserm and Sorbonne University) in Paris until September 2020, his research focuses on the signalling mechanisms involved in the plasticity of the nervous system, in normal and pathological conditions. 

Former President of the French Neuroscience Society, Jean-Antoine Girault has also actively contributed to the coordination of Neuroscience research and training in Paris region.

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FRM 2021: Call for Symposia open

The next FENS Regional meeting will take place in Krakow, Poland on 25-27 August 2021. 

Submit your proposal for symposia by 20 October 2020

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Online neuroscience resources

FENS is compiling a list of online resources intended to help the neuroscience community cope with the current situation. These initiatives can include educational materials, online events, platforms and other tools useful in these difficult times. Have a look at this list and share your contributions!

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