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  • Neuroscience resources available online

    FENS is compiling a list of online resources intended to help the neuroscience community cope with the global situation in the best way. This is a collaborative list: please send us any educational materials, online events, platforms and other tools that you think useful. (Last update: 6 August 2020)

    August 06, 2020 in FENS News

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  • Global Engagement Seed Grants 2021: call now open

    Global Engagement Seed Grants support neuroscience societies, groups and organizations in the Asia/Pacific, African, Latin American, Middle Eastern and Pan-European regions that would like to conduct outreach events and activities in their local areas in 2021. Extended application deadline: 9 August 2020

    August 05, 2020 in FENS News

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  • FENS supports statements by other organisations on disappointing EU budget deal and calls for its rejection

    FENS is alarmed by the insufficient support for research and innovation in Europe in the budget proposal and calls for continued strong investment in research and innovation is the only way for Europe to remain strong in the face of immense societal challenges linked to the environment and health.

    July 29, 2020 in FENS News

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  • FENS 2020 Virtual Forum: join us for #FENSFriday!

    Join us for #FENSFriday: we are looking forward to hearing your highlights from the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum. We will be sharing ours on social media and in this article - stay tuned, we have some surprises in store!

    July 24, 2020 in FENS News

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  • The FENS 2020 Virtual Forum in figures

    The FENS 2020 Virtual Forum took place on 11-15 July 2020 and brought together more than 5,000 participants, 472 speakers and 58 exhibitors. Registered delegates can now benefit from the 3-month extended access, until 15 October 2020.

    July 22, 2020 in FENS News

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  • Meet the laureates of the 2020 FENS EJN awards

    Meet Seth Grant (UK), laureate of the FENS EJN Award, and Laurence Hunt (UK), FENS EJN Young Investigator Award. Both laureates gave a lecture at the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum.

    July 22, 2020 in FENS News

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  • FRM 2021: call for symposia open

    The FENS Regional Meeting 2021 will take place on 25-27 August in Krakow, Poland. The call for symposia is now open - deadline 20 October 2020.

    July 21, 2020 in FENS News

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  • FENS 2020 Virtual Forum: prolong the experience

    The FENS 2020 Virtual Forum is over but there are many ways to prolong the experience - from playing the sessions you missed to listening to the Forum podcasts or downloading some lectures's graphic recordings.

    July 16, 2020 in FENS News

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  • FENS welcomes new leadership

    FENS would like to warmly welcome Jean-Antoine Girault, FENS President (2020-2022), Dora Reglodi, FENS Secretary General (2020-2022) and Harm Krugers, FENS Treasurer (2021-2023).

    July 15, 2020 in FENS News

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  • Visit the FENS floor at the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum!

    Join us on the FENS floor in the Exhibition during the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum! FENS will be exhibiting alongside its partners.

    July 08, 2020 in FENS News

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  • Awardees of the ALBA FKNE YIBRO Diversity grants announced

    The awardees of the ALBA-FKNE-YIBRO Diversity Grants for the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum have been announced. In total, 286 scientists could benefit from waived registration to attend this 12th edition of the FENS Forum.

    July 08, 2020 in FENS News

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  • Applications to the Winter School 2020 extended

    Applications to the FENS-Hertie Winter School 2020 "Multiscale approaches to probe psychiatric disorders" have been extended until 14 September 2020.

    June 30, 2020 in FENS News

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  • Join EJN at the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum

    Join EJN at the FENS 2020 Virtual FENS Forum! Visit their booth, find out more about their Virtual Issues, ask your questions during the Meet the Editors session and get some useful tips to publish your research at their Special interest Event.

    June 24, 2020 in FENS News

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  • Receive the latest news from EBRA

    The European Brain Research Area project - EBRA - was created as a catalysing initiative for brain research stakeholders to streamline and better co-ordinate brain research across Europe while fostering global initiatives. Subscribe to their newsletter and get updated on their activities!

    June 23, 2020 in Societies & Partner News

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  • Prof. Juan Lerma candidate for the position of Councillor of SfN

    Prof. Juan Lerma, Instituto de Neurociencias CSIC-UMH, Spain, is a candidate for the position of councillor of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) in elections closing on 19 June 2020

    June 17, 2020 in FENS News

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  • 2020 Gruber Neuroscience Prize Recipients announced

    The Gruber Neuroscience Prize for 2020 has been awarded to Friedrich Bonhoeffer, Corey Goodman and Marc Tessier-Lavigne for their pioneering work on the molecular mechanisms that control axon guidance.

    June 11, 2020 in FENS News

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  • 2020 KAVLI Prize in neuroscience announced

    The Kavli Prize in Neuroscience for 2020 has been awarded to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian for their independent discoveries of sensory receptors for temperature and pressure, respectively.

    May 27, 2020 in FENS News

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  • ALBA-FKNE-YIBRO diversity grants for the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum

    The ALBA-FKNE-YIBRO Diversity Grants aim to broaden access to the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum. Application deadline: 14 June 2020

    May 26, 2020 in Societies & Partner News

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  • EBRA launches the 3rd & final call for clusters

    The EBRA 3rd and final Call for Clusters is currently open, aiming to promote cooperation and exchange between brain research projects and to enable or enhance international collaboration and the development of clusters in all areas of brain research. The call targets a number of cluster types: Potential, Emerging, Consolidated and Global. Deadline for application extended: 1 September 2020

    May 11, 2020 in FENS News

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  • FENS Virtual Forum Grant and Voucher Programme

    FENS would like to ensure the possibility for all of its members to attend the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum by implementing additional grants intended for early career scientists impacted by the current crisis.

    May 06, 2020 in FENS News

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