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The Brain Prize 2015 awarded

09 March 2015

09 March, 2015 in Societies & Partner News Neuroscience’s answer to the Nobel Prize - The Brain Prize - goes to four brain researchers for the invention, development and application of the revolutionary technique two-photon microscopy. Copenhagen, 9 March 2015: The world’s most valuable (€1m) neuroscience prize, The Brain Prize has been awarded, to four [...] Read More

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Professor Marc Kastner named President of the Science Philanthropy Alliance

26 February 2015

26 February, 2015 in Societies & Partner News Prof. Kastner, Renowned Physicist and MIT Dean, will head group of funders aiming to build U.S. philanthropic support for basic science research. Prof. Kastner is a distinguished physicist who recently served for over six years as Dean of Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). As [...] Read More

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Kavli Scientist-Writer Workshops open for selection

23 January 2015

23 January, 2015 in Societies & Partner News The Kavli Foundation has announced the second annual Kavli Scientist-Writer Workshops, 5-day writer's workshops for professional scientists and engineers, which are sponsored by The Kavli Foundation with additional support from New York University. These intense workshops aim to help scientists move beyond technical writing, so that they [...] Read More

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Larry Swanson Elected Next Secretary-General of IBRO

19 January 2015

19 January, 2015 in Societies & Partner News Larry Swanson, University Professor and Appleman Professor of Biological Sciences, Neurology & Psychology, at the University of Southern California (USC), has been elected Secretary-General-elect of IBRO by its Governing Council. Professor Swanson will officially succeed current Secretary-General Sten Grillner, distinguished Professor at Karolinska Institutet, in January 2016 and [...] Read More

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Brain Awareness Week 2015

17 January 2015

48 applications from 23 different European countries were submitted, 29 projects in 18 different European countries were selected and could be supported by the Dana Foundation Grants. [...] Read More

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Nomination deadline for Eric Kandel Prize on 1 November

16 October 2014

16 October, 2014 in Societies & Partner News The Hertie Foundation (Germany), in cooperation with the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), is pleased to announce the opening of nominations The Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize is the most prestigious award for the next generation of top neuroscientists in Europe. The prize is announced every [...] Read More

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Call for Nominations – 10th IBRO/Kemali Prize

31 July 2014

31 July, 2014 in Societies & Partner News The IBRO-Dargut & Milena Kemali Foundation Prize is awarded to a young scientist who has made outstanding contributions to Basic or Clinical Neuroscience. The Tenth International Prize of 25,000 Euros will be awarded in 2015 by the IBRO-Dargut & Milena Kemali Foundation to a scientist less than [...] Read More

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The Brain Prize Meeting 2014

31 July 2014

31 July, 2014 in Societies & Partner News Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Prize – ‘The Brain Prize’- is awarded to scientists who distinguish themselves by an outstanding contribution to European neuroscience . The Brain Prize Meeting 2014 REGISTRATION IS OPEN WHENSunday 2 November 2014 until Tuesday 4 November 2014 WHEREHindsgavl Castle, Middelfart, Denmark TITLE'Brain [...] Read More

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Nomination Start: Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize 2015

01 July 2014

01 July, 2014 in Societies & Partner News The Hertie Foundation (Germany), in cooperation with FENS, announces the opening of nominations for the Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize 2015 (overall € 75,000). The Hertie Foundation (Germany), in cooperation with the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), announces the opening of nominations for the Eric Kandel [...] Read More

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Live Webcast of the 2014 Kavli Prize laureates

22 May 2014

22 May, 2014 in Societies & Partner News Live webcast of the 2014 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. Event: Live Webcast of the 2014 Kavli Prize laureates announcementsDate: May [...] Read More

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Brain Awareness Week 2014

17 January 2014

In 2014, the directors of The Dana Foundation once more approved a grant to FENS. This money enables funding of several small grants to various European Brain Awareness Week partner organisations for public presentation during the campaign. FENS warmly congratulates the grant winners! FENS distributed these grants in a competitive procedure. Read More