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Open Letter on recent developments in science in the US

10 February 2017

10 February, 2017 in Neuroscience News European science organisations: maintain transparency, open communication and mobility of scholars and scientists. A large number of major European organisations in the area of science, research, innovation and higher education, including FENS, have written an Open Letter to European Prime Ministers, as well as the President of the European [...] Read More

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2016 Science Educator of the Year Award

28 November 2016

28 November, 2016 in Neuroscience News Dr. Norbert Myslinski is the 2016 Recipient of the prestigious Science Educator of the Year Award presented by the Society for Neuroscience. At SfN convention in San Diego, the president recognised Dr. Myslinski as an outstanding neuroscientist who has greatly contributed to neuroscience education around the World. He is [...] Read More

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INCF invites applications for seed funding of collaborative projects related to brain research

23 November 2016

23 November, 2016 in Neuroscience News Closing soon: the deadline for submission is no later than 30 November 2016. Projects must be completed within 2017. Seed funding grants should facilitate community work in collaborative brain research, promote the use of neuroinformatics solutions, and accelerate advances in understanding the brain and treating its illnesses.There are two types of funding available, [...] Read More

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The Japan Neuroscience Society (JNS) Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience

15 November 2016

15 November, 2016 in Neuroscience News First call for applications: new award established and administered by the Japan Neuroscience Society. On April 19, 2016, Dr. Joseph Altman, who discovered adult neurogenesis in the cerebral cortex and received the International Prize for Biology from His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, passed away. Dr. Shirley A. Bayer, [...] Read More

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Webinar: ‘Getting the Most Out’ of the SfN Annual Meeting 2016

01 November 2016

01 November, 2016 in Neuroscience News During the webinar, tips for navigating and networking at the SfN annual meeting will be shared, and professional development and scientific training opportunities at the meeting will be highlighted. Webinar: November 2, 2016 | 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT  Live Chat: November 2, 2016 | 4:00-4:30 p.m. EDT Whether you are an annual [...] Read More

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BNA 2017: Festival of Neuroscience

24 October 2016

24 October, 2016 in Neuroscience News Once again the BNA will be hosting its flagship biennial Festival of Neuroscience. This will be the third of its kind to take place and delegates can again expect a jam-packed scientific programme with the top experts in their field offering research findings from the hottest topics in neuroscience, [...] Read More

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The German Alliance of Science Organisations launched a platform on animal research

06 September 2016

06 September, 2016 in Neuroscience News On 6 September the German Alliance of Science Organisations launched an internet platform for education and discussion about research with animals. The website allows interactive discussion and provides a service to journalists seeking scientific experts. It includes extensive information – also via a youtube channel - on the legal [...] Read More

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Obituary: Emeritus Prof. Z. Papadopoulou-Daifoti, 1945-2016

01 September 2016

01 September, 2016 in Neuroscience News Professor Zeta Papadopoulou-Daifoti, Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology at the Medical School of Athens, passed away the 18 March 2016, leaving the European neuroscience community without a dedicated researcher, mentor and friend. Professor Zeta Papadopoulou-Daifoti, Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology at the Medical School of Athens, passed away on 18 March 2016. With her [...] Read More

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Launch of BNA new neuroscience journal and open call for first Editor-in-Chief

10 May 2016

10 May, 2016 in Neuroscience News The British Neuroscience Association (BNA) is excited to announce the forthcoming launch of a new international journal, 'Brain and Neuroscience Advances', and also invites nominations for the first Editor-in-Chief. The BNA is inviting candidates to apply to be the first Editor-in-Chief of new journal, Brain and Neuroscience Advances, and [...] Read More

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6th Art of Neuroscience competition

02 May 2016

02 May, 2016 in Neuroscience News The 2016 competition is open for submission. Deadline: 15 May 2016 The 6th Art of Neuroscience competition is open to scientists and artists worldwide. We are looking for striking visualizations related to the field of neuroscience in its broadest sense. These can be images or videos representing actual neural data [...] Read More

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La Fondation Motrice announces its call for projects 2016/2017

26 April 2016

26 April, 2016 in Neuroscience News La Fondation Motrice, a foundation dedicated to research on Cerebral Palsy announces its 2016/2017 call for projects. A total budget of €400,000 (for five to ten projects) will be divided between 2 distinct calls. As part of these calls a LFM- SESEP grant for a project on rehabilitation in [...] Read More

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DENDRITES 2016: still time to register

25 April 2016

25 April, 2016 in Neuroscience News Travel fellowships and extended early registration for Dendrites 2016. There is additional support from EMBO for the DENDRITES 2016 EMBO Workshop: Early registration rates extend to 31 May 2016 Six travel fellowships (up to 500 Euro) are available and provided by EMBO for participants of the DENDRITES 2016 meeting working [...] Read More

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SONA 2017 Conference

19 April 2016

19 April, 2016 in Neuroscience News The Society of Neuroscientists of Africa (SONA) is the largest organisation of Neuroscientists on the African continent and serves as the umbrella organisation for all African national neuroscience societies. Calls for Symposia are now open. Contact SONA SecretariatDept Medical Physiology, University of Nairobi P.O. Box 30197-00100 Nairobi Phone: 254-020-2017857 [...] Read More