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FENS Voices | Elba Molpeceres Sierra: A strong motivation and a clear vision

06 December 2023

FENS is dedicated to supporting early career researchers to further themselves and their first neuroscience projects. We reached out to NENS Exchange grant awardee Elba Molpeceres, to find out more about her experience in the famous Richard Wade-Martins laboratory, studying Parkinson’s Disease and to know more about her current interests. [...] Read More

FENS Voices | Arish Mudra Rakshasa-Loots: Breaking the barriers

20 October 2023

FENS Voices was delighted to catch up with Arish Mudra Rakshasa-Loots, the winner of the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2023, about his work toward reducing HIV-related healthcare inequities and promoting gender, ethnic and regional diversity in mental healthcare, research and teaching. [...] Read More

Apply now for the FENS-Dana Brain Awareness Week 2024 grants!

12 July 2023

The call for FENS-Dana Brain Awareness Week 2024 grants is now open! On behalf of the Dana Foundation, FENS offers financial support of up to EUR 1,000 to organisers of Brain Awareness Week events within Europe. Both in-person and online events are eligible to receive funding.  [...] Read More

FENS Voices | Jonathan Roiser: Broadening horizons

23 June 2023

FENS had the pleasure of talking to Dr Jonathan Roiser, the co-chair of the FENS-Hertie Winter School on “Neuroscience of Mental Health”, alongside Patrizia Campolongo (IT) and Carmen Sandi (CH), about this high-level event taking place in Obergurgl, Austria, from 3-9 December 2023. [...] Read More

Announcing the ESRS – FENS joint session at eSleep Europe 2023

15 June 2023

The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) and European Sleep Research Society (ESRS) are thrilled to announce the joint session “What can we learn about mechanisms and functions of sleep from different model organisms and systems?” at eSleep Europe 2023. Taking place on 4 October at 15:30 CET, the event will explore the complex world of sleep research.  [...] Read More

ALBA-Elsevier Award Lecture on Brain Sciences 2023 Winner

06 June 2023

FENS is delighted to announce that Dr Agustin Ibañez has been honoured with the ALBA-Elsevier Award Lecture on Brain Sciences 2023 in recognition of his significant contribution to brain health education and research.The award will be presented by the ALBA Network and a special lecture will be delivered by the awardee at the FENS Forum 2024 in Vienna, Austria.  [...] Read More

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