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The voice of the next generation

31 July 2015

31 July, 2015 in FENS News FENS President Monica di Luca, Barry Everitt and Marian Joëls published an editorial on the European Journal of Neuroscience presenting the FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence, which celebrates and supports the most talented mid-career neuroscientists in Europe. The voice of next generation  Di Luca M, Everitt BJ, Joels M; Eur [...] Read More

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Brain Chat: new podcast now out

28 July 2015

28 July, 2015 in Neuroscience News Two new part neuroscience podcast series from Cambridge University are now out: reporting on exciting brain research revolutions presented at the Cambridge Neuroscience 2015 Seminar. This podcast addresses key questions including: can we boost the brain through diet? What is the reason for our existence? Will Sat Nav and [...] Read More

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Access the EJN content on the new app

23 July 2015

23 July, 2015 in FENS News Are you a FENS member? Get access to EJN articles directly on your smartphone or tablet. About the App:- Stay up-to-date with the latest articles through EarlyView- Receive alerts when new issues are available- Download articles and issues for offline use- Save your favorite articles for quick and easy [...] Read More

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FENS Forum 2016: the preliminary programme is now online

15 July 2015

15 July, 2015 in FENS News Where European Neuroscience meets the world: 2-6 July 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark The FENS Forum 2016 will comprise 56 parallel sessions across seven main themes in neuroscience: cognition, development, disease, excitability, homeostasis, methods and sensory motor. The scientific programme will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and special lectures given [...] Read More

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Winner of the EJN Best Publication Award 2015 announced

14 July 2015

14 July, 2015 in FENS News In collaboration with FENS and Wiley-Blackwell, EJN is proud to announce that the winner of the "Best Publication Award 2015" is Dr. Silvina Laura Diaz, PhD, DVM, researcher at CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Dr. Silvina Laura Diaz receives this Award for her publication in EJN entitled: "Paradoxical increase in survival [...] Read More

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Neurobiology of language and communication

13 July 2015

13 July, 2015 in FENS News Apply for the FENS-Hertie Winter school 2015, which takes place the 3-9 January 2016, in Obergurgl, Austria Still time to apply for the upcoming FENS-Hertie Winter School, which will provide students with the latest insights into the neurobiology of language and communication, emphasising similarities across species as well as [...] Read More

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SfN Travel Grants Awarded

07 July 2015

07 July, 2015 in FENS News The following applicants have been awarded a travel grant to attend the SfN Annual Meeting (Chicago, 17-21 October 2015). 10 travel grants of € 1.500 each were available and earmarked for FENS members. The grants will be distributed at the FENS booth during the SfN Meeting.  Please bring along [...] Read More

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to a Neuroscience Career

24 June 2015

24 June, 2015 in FENS News Marian Joëls and FENS President Monica di Luca recently published a paper that discusses instruments and steps that can help young researchers progress in their academic career.   The Hitchhiker's Guide to a Neuroscience Career Joëls M, Hoogenraad CC, Poirazi P, Di Luca M.Neuron. 2015 May 6;86(3):613-6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.04.002.24 June 2015 [...] Read More

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Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Research Award 2016

19 June 2015

19 June, 2015 in Societies & Partner News The award is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim and is announced by the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS). It is given in recognition of outstanding and innovative scientific contributions in any area of neuroscience research. This is a personal prize of 25.000 €. Applications can either be [...] Read More

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Final call for abstracts – FENS Featured Regional Meeting 2015

08 June 2015

08 June, 2015 in FENS News Only few months left to the FENS Featured Regional Meeting, which will be held at Ioannis Vellidis Congress Center in Thessaloniki, from 7 to 10 October 2015. Take an active role at the meeting by submitting your abstract and present your work at the FFRM 2015! Deadline for abstract [...] Read More

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European Commission published response to ‘Stop Vivisection’

05 June 2015

05 June, 2015 in Neuroscience News FENS welcomes the commitment of the European Parliament and the European Commission to reaffirm the importance of the Directive 2010/63/EU, which promotes animal welfare and high-quality standards in animal research. On 3 June the European Commission issued its formal reply to the ECI ‘Stop Vivisection’, whose aim is to [...] Read More

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FENS funding for European Neuroscience History Projects 2015

04 June 2015

04 June, 2015 in FENS News The History Committee organises a yearly call for European History of Neuroscience Projects. This FENS initiative would like to support and stimulate the interest in the History of Neuroscience through the creation of a virtual platform dedicated to the topic. This call provides grants for outstanding projects that aim [...] Read More

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The Brain Prize – Call for Nominations 2016

20 May 2015

20 May, 2015 in Societies & Partner News Call for nominations have been announced to identify candidates for the € 1 million prize, The Brain Prize, which has been established by a private Danish foundation, the Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Foundation. The Brain Prize recognizes highly original and influential advances in research on the [...] Read More

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European Parliament hosted Public Hearing to discuss the Initiative ‘Stop Vivisection’

14 May 2015

14 May, 2015 in Neuroscience News On the 11th of May the European Parliament hosted the European Citizens initiative entitled ‘Stop Vivisection’, which demands to abrogate directive 2010/63/EU on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes and requests animal testing to be stopped for biomedical and toxicological research. The Public Hearing, chaired by the [...] Read More