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Brain Awareness Week 2018

17 January 2018

FENS is happy to announce that, thanks to the Dana Foundation grant, 35 BAW projects held in 22 countries are funded in 2018. [...] Read More

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SfN is seeking input on the scientific program for Neuroscience 2018

21 December 2017

21 December, 2017 in Societies & Partner News Proposals for symposia and minisymposia should be submitted by Monday, 8 January 2018, 5 p.m. EST. Symposia and Minisymposia help shape the scientific direction of  Neuroscience 2018 by focusing on leading-edge research across the field. Junior faculty members/investigators and senior postdoctoral fellows are especially encouraged to submit minisymposium proposals for [...] Read More

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New Executive Board of EBC elected

23 November 2017

23 November, 2017 in Societies & Partner News FENS warmly congratulates the newly elected Executive Board of the European Brain Council (EBC). Starting from 2018, the new EBC President is Prof Monica Di Luca (FENS Past President), Vice-Presidents Profs Wolfgang Oertel (European Academy of Neurology), Patrice Boyer (from European Psychiatry - EPA) and Treasurer Joke Jaarsma (European [...] Read More

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The Brain Prize – Call for Nominations 2018

15 May 2017

15 May, 2017 in Societies & Partner News The Brain Prize is now open for researchers around the world The Brain Prize was launched in 2011 and was awarded for the 7th time this year to Peter Dayan, Wolfram Schultz and Ray Dolan for their work on the brain´s reward mechanisms. The prize is awarded [...] Read More

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Applications Open for Global Advocacy Seed Grants

06 April 2017

06 April, 2017 in Societies & Partner News Applications are open for Global Advocacy Seed Grants to support neuroscience societies, groups and organizations in the Asian Pacific, African, Latin American and European regions who would like to conduct advocacy events and activities in their local areas in 2018. The seed grant programme, which is coordinated [...] Read More

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Mapping of Danish Neuroscience

25 January 2017

25 January, 2017 in Societies & Partner News In order to get a deep insight into the current strengths of Danish brain research Lundbeckfonden decided to conduct a scientometric analysis encompassing basic and clinical research. The report describes the standing of Danish brain research and how this field has developed over the past 10 years [...] Read More

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Brain Awareness Week 2017

17 January 2017

FENS is happy to announce that, thanks to the Dana Foundation grant, 36 BAW projects held in 23 countries are funded in 2017. [...] Read More

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The Brain Prize Meeting 2016: ‘Synapses and Memory’

25 September 2016

25 September, 2016 in Societies & Partner News 31 October - 2 November 2016, Hindsgavl Castle, Middelfart, Denmark. Organised by Lundbeckfonden in collaboration with University of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark, Aarhus University and Danish Society for Neuroscience. Register here. WHEN Monday 31 October 2016 until Wednesday 2 November 2016   WHERE Hindsgavl Castle, Middelfart, [...] Read More

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Commission Database of Experts: call for expression of interest

23 June 2016

23 June, 2016 in Societies & Partner News Are you qualified to provide advice on effective ways on investing in health? Apply to be a member of an independent expert panel. Call for expression of interest now open! The European Commission seeks experts, covering a wide range of disciplines, to join an independent expert panel,  [...] Read More

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Applications open for IBRO/IBE-UNESCO Science of Learning Fellowships

07 June 2016

07 June, 2016 in Societies & Partner News The International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) has partnered with the International Bureau of Education (IBE) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to offer a set of 3 new fellowships in 2016, The IBRO/IBE-UNESCO Science of Learning Fellowships. This is part of the IBRO [...] Read More

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Winners of 2016 Kavli Prizes for Astrophysics, Nanoscience and Neuroscience Announced

02 June 2016

02 June, 2016 in Societies & Partner News Nine pioneering scientists from Germany, Switzerland, the UK and the USA have been named this year’s recipients of the Kavli Prizes – prizes that recognize scientists for their seminal advances in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. This year’s laureates were selected for the direct detection of gravitational waves, [...] Read More

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2016 Kavli Prize Laureates announcement

23 May 2016

23 May, 2016 in Societies & Partner News On 2 June the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announces the 2016 Kavli Prize Laureates in Astrophysics, Nanoscience, and Neuroscience. Live Webcast from the Norwegian Academy of Science & Letters, Oslo, and the World Science Festival, New York, June 2,  8:15-10:00am  EDT / 2:15-4:00pm CEST.Follow on Twitter: #Kavli2016. Keynote Speaker:  [...] Read More

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The Brain Prize – Call for Nominations 2017

18 May 2016

18 May, 2016 in Societies & Partner News Call for nominations are open for The Brain Prize: € 1 million prize awarded by Lundbeckfonden, a prominent Danish foundation. The Prize recognizes highly original and influential advances in research on the nervous system. If several researchers have contributed significantly to this achievement, more than one individual [...] Read More