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FENS Forum 2020 Social Media Ambassador

09 October 2019

09 October, 2019 in FENS News The FENS Forum 2020 is looking for Social Media Ambassadors. Deadline to express your interest: Wednesday 6 November 2019. The FENS Forum 2020, taking place on 11-15 July 2020 in Glasgow (United Kindgom) is looking for Social Media Ambassadors, on Twitter and/or Instagram. This initiative aims to create a [...] Read More

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FENS-CARE in support of Italian Biomedical Research

01 October 2019

01 October, 2019 in FENS News 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. The scientific community is calling for a better balance between scientific progress and animal protection in Italian [...] Read More

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Speaking of Research Open Letter to EPA Regarding Animal Research

30 September 2019

30 September, 2019 in FENS News 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. The Rapid Response Network is calling on members of the United States’ scientific community to sign onto [...] Read More

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FENS at SfN 2019

26 September 2019

26 September, 2019 in FENS News FENS is exhibiting at Neuroscience 2019 (booth #2027). SfN's 49th annual meeting is taking place on 19-23 October 2019 in Chicago. FENS is exhibiting at Neuroscience 2019, SfN's 49th annual meeting in Chicago. From 19 to 23 October 2019, FENS will be at booth 2027, in the non-profit area [...] Read More

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The Kavli Prize 2020: call for nominations open

23 September 2019

23 September, 2019 in Societies & Partner News 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. The Call for nominations for [...] Read More

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

22 September 2019

22 September, 2019 in FENS News 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. 17-old Yidou Weng, representing China, placed first in the 2019 International Brain Bee (IBB) World Championship, a [...] Read More

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The 21st edition of IBB at IBRO 2019

20 September 2019

20 September, 2019 in FENS News 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! The 21st edition of [...] Read More

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Johannes Gräff awarded the Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2020

12 September 2019

12 September, 2019 in FENS News 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. The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) and Boehringer Ingelheim [...] Read More

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2021 training activities programme: call for ideas

03 September 2019

03 September, 2019 in FENS News 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 Scientists from all domains in neuroscience are invited to suggest their ideas for topics and themes to support the 2021 FENS educational and [...] Read More

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FENS 2020: Call for Forum events

02 September 2019

02 September, 2019 in FENS News 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. FENS and the British Neuroscience Association (BNA) invite you to submit your proposal for an official Forum event. The call is now open!Contribute to the Forum [...] Read More

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Alison Abbott, European Science Journalist of the year

16 August 2019

16 August, 2019 in FENS News 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. FENS would like to extend its warmest congratulations to Alison Abbott, joint winner of the European [...] Read More

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CAJAL Treasurer voluntary position

06 August 2019

06 August, 2019 in FENS News The Cajal Advanced Neuroscience Training Programme is requesting nominations for a Treasurer, on a voluntary two-year basis. Deadline for nominations: 20 September 2019. Established as an independent non-profit organisation based in Belgium in 2019, the CAJAL Advanced Neuroscience Training Programme is requesting nominations for the position of Treasurer.  As [...] Read More

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The Cajal programme is recruiting an Executive Manager

02 August 2019

02 August, 2019 in FENS News 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. Established as an independent entity in Belgium, the Cajal Advanced Neuroscience Training Programme is seeking an experienced Executive Manager (EM) to lead [...] Read More

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CARE Technician travel grants 2019

31 July 2019

31 July, 2019 in FENS News 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. FENS-CARE is offering 5 travel grants of €500 each to support training in the context of the [...] Read More