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MEP Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain officially launched

27 February 2015

27 February, 2015 in Neuroscience News The official launch of the MEP Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain took place at the European Parliament on 24 February 2015. The group – a joint initiative of Pain Alliance Europe (PAE) and the European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA) – has been co-chaired by MEPs Marian Harkin, [...] Read More

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Nobel winners urge European Commission not to cut funds for science

25 February 2015

25 February, 2015 in Neuroscience News Nobel prize-winners, including John O’Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Ingjald Moser, have written to the President of the European Commission urging him to reverse his plan to slash EU spending on research and innovation by €2.7bn. Jean-Claude Juncker wants to transfer the €2.7bn into a new pot intended to [...] Read More

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Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology

12 February 2015

12 February, 2015 in Neuroscience News Eppendorf and the journal Science are now accepting applications for the 2015 Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology. This annual international research prize of US$ 25,000 is awarded to young scientists for their outstanding contributions to neurobiology research based on methods of molecular and cell biology. Researchers who are [...] Read More

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5th international Art of Neuroscience: competition now open

29 January 2015

29 January, 2015 in Neuroscience News The 5th annual Art of Neuroscience competition is now accepting submissions from neuroscientists worldwide. Art of Neuroscience comprises a yearly competition and seminar, which acts to stimulate the dialogue between neuroscientists, artists and the creative sector with as common goal to explore their role in shaping and improving the [...] Read More

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European Society for Neurochemistry’s Conference 2015: registration now open

26 January 2015

26 January, 2015 in Neuroscience News The ESN Conference on Molecular Mechanisms of Regulation in the Nervous System to be held 14 – 17 June 2015 in the Dorpat Conference Center in Tartu, Estonia has now open its registration process. The international program committee aims to generate a highly interesting and attractive program for the [...] Read More

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“How a Habit Becomes an Addiction”

16 January 2015

16 January, 2015 in Neuroscience News A comprehensive review in the European Journal of Neuroscience, where Barry Everitt outlines the neural correlates and learning-based processes associated with the transition from drug use, to abuse, to addiction.     Neural and psychological mechanisms underlying compulsive drug seeking habits and drug memories – indications for novel treatments [...] Read More

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Mind the Gap Newsletter – New issue is out

01 December 2014

01 December, 2014 in Neuroscience News Read the latest Mind the Gap Newsletter - November 2014   We're delighted to be able to share news of over £2.3million of funding MQ has awarded for eight exciting new research projects. We believe mental health research can change lives - that's why we're investing in the best.  [...] Read More

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New Elsevier report maps the landscape of global brain research

14 November 2014

14 November, 2014 in Neuroscience News Elsevier’s analysis reveals emerging trends, funding and collaboration patterns, top-publishing nations and more... Elsevier's Analytical Services and Global Academic Relations teams worked to examine trends in brain and neuroscience research from 2009 - 2013. The report focuses on brain science research output on a national level, levels of collaboration [...] Read More

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Findings of the International Brain Research Report

27 October 2014

27 October, 2014 in Neuroscience News In conjunction with its partners, U.S. and EU researchers and funders involved in brain and neuroscience research, Elsevier will present the findings and insight from the international Brain Research Report. Symposia Meeting Date & Time: Saturday, November 15, 2014 6:30pm - 8:30pm Location: Marriott Marquis, Georgetown Room Sponsor Category: CommercialSponsored By: Elsevier Organizer/Moderator: Holly J Falk-Krzesinski, [...] Read More

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Four new MQ Fellows

24 October 2014

24 October, 2014 in Neuroscience News MQ is providing more than £900,000 to support four early career researchers, who will be carrying out cutting-edge, innovative mental health research. MQ is providing more than £900,000 to support four early career researchers, who will be carrying out cutting-edge, innovative mental health research. Their projects address some of [...] Read More

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New Models and Tools for Studying Synaptic Development and Function

16 October 2014

16 October, 2014 in Neuroscience News Establishment of neural circuits is a tightly regulated process coordinated by a series of cellular and molecular mechanisms. Free WebinarTuesday October 28, 201412:30 - 2:00 PM EDT Establishment of neural circuits is a tightly regulated process coordinated by a series of cellular and molecular mechanisms. Within the neural circuitry [...] Read More

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‘Mind the Gap’ Newsletter

01 August 2014

01 August, 2014 in Neuroscience News MQ exists to plug major long standing gaps that exist in mental health – raising funds and investing in research to improve treatments, understand causes and help prevent the impact of mental illness. We are focussing on three main areas of work at present. Running a national consultation, putting [...] Read More

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Art of Neuroscience Competition

10 January 2014

10 January, 2014 in Neuroscience News Register for the Art of Neuroscience competition. Two prices will be awarded each in the amount of 500€. One in the category best image, and one in the category best movie submission. The fourth annual edition of the Art of Neuroscience competition is now open to submissions from neuroscientists [...] Read More

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Horizon 2020: Database of independent experts

10 December 2013

10 December, 2013 in Neuroscience News The call is addressed to individuals for the establishment of a database of prospective independent experts to assist Commission services with tasks in connection with Horizon 2020 — the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) Information on the modalities and how to apply as a prospective expert for [...] Read More