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Apply for a FENS travel grant and ISM slot for Neuroscience 2023

31 May 2023

FENS and its partners offer travel grants to researchers in order to attend meetings and aim to facilitate mobility and scientific exchange, allowing scientists in the early stages of their careers to grow their network at an international level. FENS members can also present an abstract and register for Neuroscience 2023 under the same conditions as regular SfN members.  [...] Read More

Apply for FENS-Hertie Winter School: “Neuroscience of Mental Health”

25 May 2023

FENS is pleased to announce that the FENS-Hertie Winter School on “Neuroscience of Mental Health” application is now open! PhD students and early-career postdocs are welcome to participate in this unique learning experience taking place on 3-9 December 2023 in Obergurgl, Austria. Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications until 26 June 2023.   [...] Read More

Nomination for The Brain Prize 2024 is now open

09 May 2023

The nomination window for The Brain Prize 2024 is now open and will close on 1st September 2023. The Brain Prize is awarded to one or more individuals who have distinguished themselves by making outstanding contributions in any area of neuroscience- from basic to clinical. [...] Read More

Discover the ALBA-FKNE DIVERSITY PRIZE 2023 winner

04 May 2023

Arish Mudra Rakshasa-Loots wins the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2023 for his work toward reducing HIV-related healthcare inequities and promoting gender, ethnic and regional diversity in mental healthcare, research and teaching. [...] Read More

Discover The Brain Prize 2023 Winners: Pioneering work on molecular mechanisms of brain development and plasticity awarded with the world’s top prize in neuroscience

23 March 2023

The Lundbeck Foundation has announced the recipients of The Brain Prize 2023, the world’s largest award for outstanding contributions to neuroscience. This year’s award recognises the pioneering work of three leading neuroscientists - Professor Michael Greenberg at Harvard Medical School, Professor Christine Holt at University of Cambridge, and Professor Erin Schuman at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research. [...] Read More

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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