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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

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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