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FENS History funds 2011 awarded

27 October 2011

27 October, 2011 in FENS News FENS History funds 2011 awarded ain, in 2011 the FENS History funding round has been carried out and 4 projects were awarded. FENS warmly congratulates the awardees! The funded awardees and projects are the following: a) Paolo Mazzarello from Italy, Pavia - Golgi revealed b) David Price from UK, [...] Read More

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Newsletter – Issue Summer 2011

15 September 2011

15 September, 2011 in FENS News FENS Trimestrial Newsletter - Issue Summer 2011 he Summer Issue of the FENS Trimestrial Newsletter is now available online. Enjoy your reading! Content Message from the FENS President Editorial from the Communication and Publication Committee Chairman Towards Research and Innovation Union: Main Challenges The Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Hungarian Academy [...] Read More

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FENS travel grants for SfN meeting in Washington awarded

02 September 2011

02 September, 2011 in FENS News FENS travel grants for SfN meeting in Washington awarded FENS awarded 16 travel grants for the participation in the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) (November 12-16, 2011) in Washington, USA. The selection process was highly competetive: FENS had received 360 applications. The travel grants amount to [...] Read More

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First Project on European Neuroscience History completed

06 April 2011

06 April, 2011 in FENS News First Project on European Neuroscience History completed The first funding round for history projects on European neuroscience in 2010 has supported three projects. The first project called "Portraits of European Neuroscientists" has now been finalized and made available via the FENS History webpage. Please follow the link for more [...] Read More

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1st CARE workshop held in Germany in March 2011

04 April 2011

04 April, 2011 in FENS News 1st CARE workshop held in Germany in March 2011 RE workshop has been held during the annual meeting of the Germany Neuroscience Society in March in Göttigen. It was the first opf it's kind and it is intended to organize similar events at the national meetings of the FENS [...] Read More

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Consensus Document on European Brain Research

09 March 2011

09 March, 2011 in FENS News The document is published in EJN and concerned with Psychiatric and neurological diseases representing a considerable social and economic burden in Europe. Written by Monica Di Luca, Mary Baker, Renato Corradetti, Helmut Kettenmann, Julien Mendlewicz, Jes Olesen, Ian Ragan and Manfred Westphal.   Consensus Document on European Brain ResearchDi [...] Read More

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The Brain Prize 2011

04 March 2011

04 March, 2011 in FENS News The Brain Prize 2011 was awarded to the former FENS President Tamas Freund Three Hungarian neuroscientists were awarded the € 1 million BRAIN PRIZE 2011 for their brilliant analysis of brain circuits involved in memory. One of them is Tamas Freund, FENS President form 2004 to 2006. The Brain [...] Read More

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8th International Prize of the Dargut and Milena Kemali Foundation 2011

18 February 2011

18 February, 2011 in FENS News 8th International Prize of the Dargut and Milena Kemali Foundation 2011 - call for nominations and applications Prize of the Dargut and Milena Kemali Foundation for Basic and Clinical Neurosciences 2011 - call for nominations and applications (nominations preferred). Application deadline: April 8, 2011. The Eighth International Prize of [...] Read More

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Terje Sagvolden (1945-2011) in memoriam

15 February 2011

15 February, 2011 in FENS News Terje Sagvolden (1945-2011) in memoriam Professor Terje Sagvolden, one of the Founding fathers of FENS, suddenly died on January 12th. Earlier in the day, he had enjoyed a ski trip, and in the evening he experienced chest pains. He has been the FENS representative of Norway since FENS was [...] Read More

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Brain Awareness Week funds 2011

02 February 2011

02 February, 2011 in FENS News Brain Awareness Week funds 2011 2011, the directors of the Dana Foundation approved a grant to FENS once more. This money enables funding of several small grants to various European Brain Awareness Week partner organizations for public presentation during the campaign. FENS distributed these grants in a competitive procedure. [...] Read More

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Position of FENS on the new Directive 63-2010

09 December 2010

09 December, 2010 in FENS News Position of FENS on the new Directive 63-2010 on the use of animals in scientific research The Committee on Animals in Research (CARE), has phrased the position of FENS on the new EU Directive 63-2010 on the use of animals in research. FENS comments the EU for updating the [...] Read More

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Cost of disorders of the brain in Europe 2010

01 December 2010

01 December, 2010 in Neuroscience News Background: The spectrum of disorders of the brain is large, covering hundreds of disorders that are listed in either the mental or neurological disorder chapters of the established international diagnostic classification systems. These disorders have a high prevalence as well as short- and long-term impairments and disabilities. Therefore they [...] Read More

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Decision on FENS Travel Stipends for FFRM in Ljubljana, Slovenia

24 November 2010

24 November, 2010 in FENS News Decision on FENS Travel Stipends for FFRM in Ljubljana, Slovenia The reviewing commitee has carefully evaluated the numerous applications we received and all applicants have received an e-mail about the decision on Monday, April 18th. The travel grant amount (up to 500 EUR) will be based on the estimated [...] Read More

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NEW: FENS Trimestrial Newsletter – Fall 2010

18 November 2010

18 November, 2010 in FENS News NEW: FENS Trimestrial Newsletter - Fall 2010 FENS has lauched the new Trimestrial Newsletter which aims to inform its readers on FENS related activities, to introduce the various FENS committees and to keep the FENS members up-to-date in European Neuroscience. The new Trimestrail Newsletter - Issue Fall 2010 can be [...] Read More

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New Directive 2010/63/EU on the protection of animals

21 October 2010

21 October, 2010 in FENS News New Directive 2010/63/EU on the protection of animals The EU Directive on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes has been published October 20, 2010. The text in all EU languages can be found going to the relevant issue of the European Journal (http://eur-lex.europa.eu/JOHtml.do?uri=OJ%3AL%3A2010%3A276%3ASOM%3AEN%3AHTML) and using the drop [...] Read More