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The Brain Prize Meeting

18 July 2019

18 July, 2019 in Societies & Partner News The Brain Prize Meeting 2019 will take place on 25-27 November 2019 in Copenhagen. With international keynote speakers including the 2019 Prize winners, this Meeting aims to bring a broad range of researchers to discuss why small vessel disease has emerged as a major contributor to dementia [...] Read More

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IBRO-Kemali Foundation Prize Awarded to Dr Hailan Hu

15 July 2019

15 July, 2019 in Societies & Partner News The 12th IBRO-Kemali International Prize for Research in the field of Basic and Clinical Neurosciences has been awarded to Dr Hailan Hu. Dr Hu will be giving a featured lecture at the FENS Forum of Neuroscience in July 2020 in Glasgow. The IBRO-Kemali Foundation Prize Committee is [...] Read More

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The Brain Prize 2020: Call for Nominations

18 June 2019

18 June, 2019 in Societies & Partner News The call for nominations is now open for candidates for The Brain Prize 2020, the €1 million prize awarded by the Lundbeck Foundation. The Brain Prize recognizes highly original and influential advances in research on the nervous system, covering all aspects from fundamental studies to research related to [...] Read More

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EBRA Call for Cluster launched

18 March 2019

18 March, 2019 in Societies & Partner News EBRA consortium is launching a Call for Clusters to promote co-operation and exchange between brain research projects and networks, and thus enable or enhance international collaboration and the emergence of development of clusters in all areas of brain research. The aim of EBRA is to foster new, [...] Read More

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The Brain Prize 2019 awarded

05 March 2019

05 March, 2019 in Societies & Partner News The Lundbeck Foundation Brain Prize announces that The Brain Prize 2019 is awarded to four French neuroscientists: Professor Marie-Germaine Bousser, Professor Hugues Chabriat, Dr Anne Joutel and Professor Elisabeth Tournier-Lasserve. The Lundbeck Foundation Brain Prize announces that The Brain Prize 2019 is awarded to four French neuroscientists [...] Read More

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Brain Awareness Week 2019

17 January 2019

FENS is happy to announce that, thanks to the Dana Foundation grant, 33 BAW projects held in 21 countries are funded in 2020. [...] Read More

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EBC-coordinated EU project The European Brain Research Area (EBRA) launched

23 November 2018

23 November, 2018 in Societies & Partner News 1 November 2018 marked the launch of the European Brain Council (EBC)-coordinated EU project The European Brain Research Area (EBRA). EBRA was designed to respond to the Horizon 2020 call, SC1-HCO-10-2018, entitled “Coordinating European brain research and developing global initiatives”, which called for the reduction of fragmentation [...] Read More

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Dr. Kevin Moses Named Vice President of Science Programs at The Kavli Foundation

14 November 2018

14 November, 2018 in Societies & Partner News FENS welcomes Dr Kevin Moses as Vice President of Science Programs at The Kavli Foundation. Dr. Moses will oversee The Kavli Foundation’s flagship programs in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, neuroscience and theoretical physics, including the 20 Kavli Institutes around the world, the Kavli science meetings program [...] Read More

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Brain Awareness Week Sticker Design Contest launched

19 September 2018

19 September, 2018 in Societies & Partner News The Dana Foundation invites you to enter the Brain Awareness Week Sticker Design Contest for the chance to have your creation become the sticker for the 2019 campaign, 11-17 March. Sticker designs must be original graphics that capture the spirit of the campaign and include the words [...] Read More

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FENS supports EBC calls for “Horizon Europe” budget increase

17 July 2018

17 July, 2018 in Societies & Partner News The launch of the European Brain Council (EBC) statement “Counting down to zero: Towards a future with underfunded health research?” calls on the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council to increase the budget of the “Horizon Europe” programme to at least €120 billion. The European [...] Read More

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2018 KAVLI Prize in neuroscience announced

01 June 2018

01 June, 2018 in Societies & Partner News The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience for 2018 to A. James Hudspeth, Robert Fettiplace and Christine Petit. The KavliPrize in Neuroscience is shared between A. James Hudspeth, of the The Rockefeller University, Robert Fettiplace, of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Christine Petit, of Collège [...] Read More

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The Brain Prize 2019: Call for Nominations

16 May 2018

16 May, 2018 in Societies & Partner News The call for nominations is now open to look for candidates for the € 1 million prize, The Brain Prize, which is awarded by the Lundbeck Foundation. The Brain Prize recognizes highly original and influential advances in research on the nervous system, covering all aspects from fundamental [...] Read More

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2018 Kavli Prize Laureates Announcement

15 May 2018

15 May, 2018 in Societies & Partner News Watch the live webcast of the 2018 Kavli Prize laureate announcements by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters Oslo, Norway, and live coverage of a special Prize program from the World Science Festival in New York City. The Kavli Prize recognizes scientists for pioneering advances in [...] Read More

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EBC paper featured in latest WHO Bulletin

10 May 2018

10 May, 2018 in Societies & Partner News "Towards earlier diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the brain" by Monica Di Luca, David Nutt, Wolfgang Oertel, Patrice Boyer, Joke Jaarsma, Frederic Destrebecq, Giovanni Esposito & Vinciane Quoidbach. The WHO Bulletin is one of the world’s leading public health journals. It is a peer-reviewed monthly journal  and one of [...] Read More

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Registration is open: “Brain Research in Europe: Shaping FP9 and Delivering Innovation to the Benefit of Patients”

05 April 2018

05 April, 2018 in Societies & Partner News On 23-24 April, the European Brain Council (EBC) will hold a two-day event that will include three separate but complementary sessions on “FP9 and Missions”, “The Value of Innovation”, and “Brain Research: Shifting Gears and Going Global”. The event will allow leading healthcare stakeholders and policymakers to [...] Read More