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9th Goettingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society

14 September 2010

14 September, 2010 in FENS News 9th Goettingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society The  9th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society is taking place from March 23 - 27, 2011. The deadline for abstract submission and early registration is now closed. The Meeting offers 7 plenary lectures, 24 symposia and extended poster sessions. [...] Read More

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Annual meetings of national FENS member societies in 2011

07 September 2010

07 September, 2010 in FENS News Annual meetings of national FENS member societies in 2011 For your information you can find the dates and places of various FENS member society meetings. Austrian Neuroscience Society / September 19 - 21, 2011 in TirolBelgian Society for Neuroscience / May 23, 2011 in Leuven Brain Research Society of Finland / March 11, 2011 [...] Read More

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New offer for FENS members from PsyPress

02 September 2010

02 September, 2010 in FENS News New offer for FENS members from PsyPress Psychology Press is pleased to offer a 25% discount ON all Taylor&Francis behavioural sciences titles to FENS members. Please contact the FENS Office Berlin for the discount code. Read More

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NENS Stipends for Training Stays

12 August 2010

12 August, 2010 in FENS News NENS Stipends for Training Stays - call for applications Stipends cover travel and accommodation costs of up to 1000 Euros. The stipends are intended for Master and early PhD students registered within NENS member schools or programmes. Closing date for applications is 15 October 2010. For further information and [...] Read More

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Eric Kandel Prize 2011 – call for nominations

12 August 2010

12 August, 2010 in FENS News Eric Kandel Prize 2011 - call for nominations The Hertie-Foundation (Germany) is pleased to announce in cooperation with the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) the opening of nominations for the Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize 2011. The prize was established by the Hertie-Foundation in 2009 to recognize outstanding [...] Read More

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The IRP Foundation Geneva / Zurich invites applications for RESEARCH GRANTS

12 August 2010

12 August, 2010 in FENS News The IRP Foundation Geneva / Zurich invites applications for RESEARCH GRANTS The research should be conducted in the field of Basic and Clinical Research on CNS Regeneration / Neuroprotection and Functional Restoration with special emphasis on the spinal cord. Funds for one or two years will be allocated up [...] Read More

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Invitation to establish joint conferences

04 August 2010

04 August, 2010 in FENS News Invitation to establish joint conferences with the European Science Foundation The European Science Foundation (ESF) would like to invite the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies and its members to partner with us in the creation and establishment of new high-level research conferences in their field of expertise. For the [...] Read More

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Stay in touch with EJN

13 July 2010

13 July, 2010 in FENS News Stay in touch with EJN EJN launched a blog at the FENS forum in Amsterdam to promote its latest Special issue (volume 31/12) and to further report about major features of the meeting. Log on to www.ejnonline.org to learn more about EJN, its special features and commentaries, and to [...] Read More

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Call for submissions for EJN Special Issue

12 July 2010

12 July, 2010 in FENS News Call for submissions for EJN Special Issue on Saccade, Search and Orient: Neuronal Systems and Models Please contact the Editorial Office, if you are interested in contributing a review or an original investigation for the EJN Special Issue. In 2011, EJN will publish a Special Issue on Saccade, Search [...] Read More

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The Brain Prize – Call for Nominations

23 June 2010

23 June, 2010 in FENS News The Brain Prize - Call for Nominations The Brain Prize is a newly installed personal prize of 1 mio. Euros to be awarded by a private Danish foundation, the Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Foundation. The Brain Prize will recognize a highly original and influential advance in brain research. [...] Read More

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A Decade of Education in Neuroscience: 1999-2010

17 June 2010

17 June, 2010 in FENS News A Decade of Education in Neuroscience: 1999-2010 Together with Alois Saria, Roberto Caminiti has documented the history and development of the FENS-IBRO European Neuroscience Schools Programme. Contents: the launch and aims of the programme, the joint venture with IBRO, the character of the different schools as well as recently [...] Read More

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Names of the 2010 Kavli Prize Winners Announced

04 June 2010

04 June, 2010 in FENS News Names of the 2010 Kavli Prize Winners Announced The Kavli Prize was awarded to eight scientists whose discoveries have dramatically expanded human understanding in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. Three US-based scientists - Thomas Südhof , of Stanford University School of Medicine, Richard Scheller, of the biotech [...] Read More

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New FENS Initiative: History of European Neuroscience

19 May 2010

19 May, 2010 in FENS News New FENS Initiative: History of European Neuroscience FENS has launched a new initiative to fund projects aiming to support the interest in the history of European neuroscience. In order to promote this initiative the FENS President Prof. Dr. Helmut Kettenmann addressed the presidents of the FENS member societies with [...] Read More

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Platon Gregorievich Kostyuk (1924-2010) in memoriam

17 May 2010

17 May, 2010 in FENS News Platon Gregorievich Kostyuk (1924-2010) in memoriam With sadness the Ukrainian Society for Neuroscience announced that Platon Gregorievich Kostyuk died. FENS is deeply saddened by the death of Platon G. Kostyuk. FENS and Ukrainian Neuroscience Community have joined forces not to long ago to promote neuroscience research and to establish [...] Read More

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Article on FENS in PS Review

19 April 2010

19 April, 2010 in FENS News Article on FENS in PS Review Prof. Di Luca and Prof. Kettenmann discuss the role of FENS, and the need for greater investments to promote neuroscience in Europe. Read the full article. It was published in Public Service Review - european union 19, ISSN 1472-3395, page 202-203. Read More