Connecting European Neuroscience


Start your lab workshop: still time to register!

Are you a postdoc or recently appointed PI interested in setting up your own lab or in getting first-hand insights, concrete experiences and problem solving skills in starting or managing your lab?If so, don't miss the Start your lab workshop! (taking place during the FENS Forum 2018, on 10 July, 18:45-20:15). The workshop is limited to 50 participants. No registration fee envisioned.  Pre-registration and selection required. Check here the programme. Application closed on 25 May 2018.



Nominations for FENS-Kavli Mentoring Prize 2018 closed on 1 March 2018. 

The FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence Mentoring Prize is awarded every second year, and honors a scientist who has demonstrated leadership in fostering the careers of neuroscientists. Further information.


PhD Prize Applications for FENS-Kavli Ph.D. Prize 2018 closed on               1 March 2018.

The FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence Ph.D. Thesis Prize is awarded every second year to young neuroscientist for his/her outstanding PhD thesis in any domain of neuroscience. Further information.

- Check here the awardees of the FENS-Kavli Mentoring and PhD Thesis Prizes 2016


chilcare grants Childcare companies: The list of recommended childcare companies in Berlin (they offer babysitting in hotel rooms) is available here. Though the webpages are solely in German, you can call or write them in English. For babysitting they offer English, German and other languages upon request. Kindly contact them not later than 31 May 2018.

For detailed information, please visit the FENS Forum 2018 webpage.

Childcare Application deadline: 20 March 2018.


Opinion articles written by the FENS-Kavli Scholars regarding the major obstacles and key determinants of a successful career in Neuroscience have been published in the European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN) starting with August 2015.