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  • FENS signs petition for the inclusion of research in the title of the new Commissioner for Youth and Innovation

    FENS signs petition for the inclusion of research in the title of the new Commissioner for Youth and Innovation.

    October 09, 2019 in FENS News

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  • FENS Forum 2020 Social Media Ambassador

    The FENS Forum 2020 is looking for Social Media Ambassadors. Deadline to express your interest: Wednesday 6 November 2019.

    October 09, 2019 in FENS News

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  • FENS-CARE in support of Italian Biomedical Research

    The scientific community is calling for a better balance between scientific progress and animal protection in Italian legislation. The petition “Save Italian Biomedical Research” has been signed by more than 15,000 people.

    October 01, 2019 in FENS News

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  • Speaking of Research Open Letter to EPA Regarding Animal Research

    The Rapid Response Network is calling on members of the United States’ scientific community to sign onto an open letter denouncing the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to reduce and eventually eliminate animal research.

    September 30, 2019 in FENS News

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  • FENS at SfN 2019

    FENS is exhibiting at Neuroscience 2019 (booth #2027). SfN's 49th annual meeting is taking place on 19-23 October 2019 in Chicago.

    September 26, 2019 in FENS News

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  • The Kavli Prize 2020: call for nominations open

    The Call for nominations for the 2020 Kavli Prizes is now open and will close on 1 December 2019. The winners will be announced on 27 May 2020 and the award ceremony will take place in Oslo, Norway on 8 September 2020.

    September 23, 2019 in Societies & Partner News

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  • 17-year old student from China wins 2019 International Brain Bee Championship

    The 2019 International Brain Bee competition took place at the 10th World Congress of Neuroscience of the International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO), with a record 28 national/regional champions from all six continents.

    September 22, 2019 in FENS News

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  • The 21st edition of IBB at IBRO 2019

    The 21st edition of the International Brain Bee (IBB) World Championship will take place September 19-23, 2019 in Daegu, South Korea, in conjunction with the 10th World Congress of the International Brain Research Organization. We wish the best of luck to all the 28 competitors!

    September 20, 2019 in FENS News

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  • Johannes Gräff awarded the Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2020

    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.

    September 12, 2019 in FENS News

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  • 2021 training activities programme: call for ideas

    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

    September 03, 2019 in FENS News

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  • FENS 2020: Call for Forum events

    The call for Forum events is now open! Contribute to the Forum by submitting your idea for a satellite meeting or a Forum networking event.

    September 02, 2019 in FENS News

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  • Alison Abbott, European Science Journalist of the year

    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 in FENS News

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  • CAJAL Treasurer voluntary position

    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 in FENS News

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  • The Cajal programme is recruiting an Executive Manager

    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 in FENS News

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  • CARE Technician travel grants 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 in FENS News

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  • INCF Training Space

    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 in FENS News

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  • Eric Kandel Prize 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 in FENS News

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  • History of Neuroscience Call for Projects 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 in FENS News

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  • The Brain Prize Meeting

    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 in Societies & Partner News

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  • Join the ALBA Network

    The ALBA Network was officially launched at the FENS Regional Meeting. The Networks aims to foster diversity and equality in brain research. Brain scientists from all around the world are invited to join the Network and take part in this new initiative.

    July 17, 2019 in FENS News

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