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FENS Cast: the brains behind neuroscience

09 January 2023

The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) is delighted to announce the launch of FENS Cast, its first ever podcast series, which will be hosted by Professor Richard Roche, Chair of the Communication Committee.  [...] Read More

FENS Voices | Finding “The Force” in neuroscience

06 January 2023

FENS Voices begins 2023 by reconnecting with FENS member Patrycja Dzianok, a Polish neuroscientist who obtained a MSc in Cognitive Science and a BEng degree in Computer Science. She attended the FENS-Hertie Winter School in 2019 and is currently pursuing her PhD in Neurobiology at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS, in Poland. [...] Read More

Discover 10 surprising myths about the brain with FENS!

22 December 2022

Humans have made scientific discoveries and have shattered previous myths the more society developed. Nevertheless, science is not exempt from becoming part of urban legends and tall tales. The field of neuroscience, likewise, is full of myths about the brain, and neuroscientists work daily to debunk the most common misconceptions. Explore 10 common misconceptions in neuroscience!  [...] Read More

Season’s Greetings 2022 from the FENS President

21 December 2022

As we approach the end of an outstanding year, I would like to wish everyone a joyous holiday season. Since assuming the role of FENS President in July, it has been a privilege and enjoyable experience to have observed and participated in the federation's service to the neuroscience community. Read the full Season's Greetings from the FENS President. [...] Read More

FENS Voices | Mahmoud Bukar Maina: Neuroscience for all

20 December 2022

FENS talked this week to Dr Mahmoud Bukar Maina, a FENS member who is passionate about inspiring and training the next generation of scientists, while also enhancing the overall public understanding of science. Read the full interview below. [...] Read More

FENS Voices | Ugne Birstonaite: Setting goals

25 November 2022

FENS is delighted to talk with Ugne Beatrice Birstonaite, a student in grade 12 at Vilnius Vytautas Magnus Gymnasium in Lithuania, who won 3rd place in the International Brain Bee competition. Her curiosity and interest in lucid dreaming developed into a passion for brain research. After going to university, she plans to work in academia and to pursue her own research. Read the full interview below.  [...] Read More