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The European Brain Council Launches Statement on Animal Research

16 March 2023

In the EU, it is estimated that 179 million Europeans are living with brain conditions, mental and neurological alike. The annual cost of all brain disorders is over EUR 800 billion per year. A recent European Citizens’ Initiative, ‘Save cruelty free cosmetics – Commit to… Read More

FENS Voices | If you can see it, then you can be it

03 March 2023

As a new section editor for the European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN), the official journal of FENS, Dr Kimberlei Richardson (US) plays a critical role in supporting the neuroscience community in disseminating rigorous, peer-reviewed discovery research on the brain and central nervous system. Read the full interview below. [...] Read More

Call for symposia and technical workshops is now open!

22 February 2023

The Federation of European Neuroscience Society (FENS) and the Host Societies, the Austrian Neuroscience Association (ANA) and the Hungarian Neuroscience Society (MITT), invite you to submit your proposals for symposia and technical workshops for the FENS Forum 2024. [...] Read More

FENS Voices | Havva Demir: Neuroscience heals

17 February 2023

FENS had the pleasure of talking to Havva Demir, a FENS member based in Turkey, who first studied Dentistry at Yeditepe University. After working as a dentist for a while, she decided to pursue a PhD in Neuroscience, researching better treatment options for trigeminal neuralgia patients through animal studies. [...] Read More

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 | Patrycja Dzianok: 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