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Obituary for Rainer (Ray) W. Guillery (28 August 1929–7 April 2017)

10 August 2017

10 August, 2017 in Neuroscience News Obituary: Ray Guillery, friend, colleague and founding editor of European Journal of Neuroscience. Ray Guillery, the founding Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Neuroscience, was a major figure in the field of neuroscience. His research output represents a highly productive and influential body of work, profoundly advancing our understanding [...] Read More

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2017 World Brain Bee Champion announced

09 August 2017

09 August, 2017 in Neuroscience News FENS warmly congratulates the 2017 World Brain Bee Champion, Sojas Wagle, a sophomore from Har-Ber High School in Arkansas, USA. Future neuroscientists from around the world met in Washington, DC this week to compete in the nineteenth World Brain Bee Championship. The Brain Bee is a neuroscience competition for young students, [...] Read More

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World Brain Bee Championship: A neuroscience competition for teenagers

31 July 2017

31 July, 2017 in Neuroscience News Press release: Future neuroscientists from around the world will be meeting in Washington, DC USA to compete in the nineteenth World Brain Bee Championship from August 2 to 7 in the Washington Convention Center. The Brain Bee is a neuroscience competition for young students, 13 to 19 years of [...] Read More

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Take advantage of the International Neuroethics Society new member benefits

25 July 2017

25 July, 2017 in Neuroscience News The International Neuroethics Society (INS) is now a member of the FENS, making connections with thousands of neuroscientists all over the world. FENS members can benefit from new opportunities. INS is pleased to announce exciting new rewards for INS members. Book Discounts – INS members are eligible for a 20–30% discount on [...] Read More

6th EUROPEAN SYNAPSE MEETING

30 June 2017

30 June, 2017 in Neuroscience News The 2017 European Synapse Meeting is the sixth edition of a biannual event, after Bordeaux (2007), Göttingen (2009), Balatonfured, (2011), Bordeaux (2013) and Bristol (2015). The Milano edition in 2017 is organised by members of previously funded ITN European projects as well as members of University of Milano and [...] Read More

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Final Opinion on ‘The need for non-human primates in biomedical research’

31 May 2017

31 May, 2017 in Neuroscience News Scientific Committee on Health Environmental and Emerging Risks SCHEER adopted its final Opinion at its plenary meeting on 18 May 2017. Following a request from the European Commission, the Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) reviewed recent evidence to update the 2009 Opinion of the Scientific [...] Read More

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Call for The 2017 RCA Prize

27 April 2017

27 April, 2017 in Neuroscience News An unrestricted award of 20,000 EUR for European researchers working in developmental neurobiology, who are presently in a highly productive period of their scientific career. Read More

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IBANGS 2017: late-breaking abstract deadline

04 April 2017

04 April, 2017 in Neuroscience News The 19th Annual Genes, Brain & Behavior Meeting will be held in Madrid, Spain, May 15-18, 2017. The meeting will include exciting scientific lectures, research presentations and opportunities to share your work with your fellow scientists and mentors. The 19th Annual IBANGS Meeting will be held in Madrid, SPAIN [...] Read More

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Cambridge Neuroscience Public Lecture 21 March

20 March 2017

20 March, 2017 in Neuroscience News "Cambridge Neuroscience Public Lecture - Robinson College, Cambridge at 6pm - Featuring a Cambridge Neurologist and a patient that has been involved in MS trials. Tuesday 21 March: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Robinson College, Grange Road, CB3 9AN Cambridge Neuroscience Public Lecture People with multiple sclerosis will describe how they [...] Read More

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“Brain Diaries”: New exhibition opening in Oxford

10 March 2017

10 March, 2017 in Neuroscience News The secret life of your brain is revealed in new exhibition at the Museum of Natural History. New exhibition "Brain Diaries" is opening on the 10th of March at the Museum of Natural History in Oxford. "Brain Diaries", unlocks the mysteries of the brain’s development at each stage of life, [...] Read More

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March for Science: 22 April 2017

07 March 2017

07 March, 2017 in Neuroscience News On 22 April the scientific community will march in the US as a call to support and safeguard science and research to the recent policy change. The main mission of the march is to publicly communicate science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity: the most effective way [...] Read More

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The Brain Prize 2017 winners announced

06 March 2017

06 March, 2017 in Neuroscience News Three UK-based neuroscientists have won this year’s prestigious Brain Prize. Peter Dayan, Ray Dolan and Wolfram Schultz share the €1 million euro prize for their analysis of how the brain recognises and processes reward. Thirty years ago, German-born Wolfram Schultz, now professor of neuroscience and Wellcome Trust Principal Research [...] Read More

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Open policy by EJN published in Wired

04 March 2017

04 March, 2017 in Neuroscience News Rogue Neuroscientist on a Mission to Hack Peer Review: Wired article about open policy discussed in the EJN editorial Access the full article in Wired here. The creep toward open peer review is well on its way. This month, the European Journal of Neuroscience announced that it would start attaching full, [...] Read More

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Super Brain Summit: 2017

02 March 2017

02 March, 2017 in Neuroscience News Bradley University's 3rd Inaugural Brain Summit - online The Super Brain Summit is a one-day conference showcasing two internationally known experts in the fields of neuroplasticity and neurotherapy. Additionally, this year’s event will focus on discussing and teaching emotional and physiological self-regulation, so attendees can learn how to take [...] Read More

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A public consultation on the preliminary Opinion ‘The need for non-human primates in biomedical research’

20 February 2017

20 February, 2017 in Neuroscience News The European Commission and its Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) have just launched a public consultation on the preliminary Opinion ‘The need for non-human primates in biomedical research, production and testing of products and devices’. The Committee on Animals in Research (CARE) is fully involved [...] Read More