FENS facilitates the dissemination of scientific information through a series of online resources, available to all.

Browse the directory below and access a vast array of online materials, including position papers, training and career development materials, outreach and advocacy resources.

Title Description Type Year
Brain Awareness Week 2019 projects

Discover the Brain Awareness Week projects funded by the FENS and Dana Foundation grant in 2019.

Document 2019 View/Download
Brain Awareness Week projects 2020

Discover the Brain Awareness Week projects funded by the FENS and Dana Foundation grant in 2020.

Document 2020 View/Download
Brain science mapping the landscape of brain and neuroscience research

A report mapping the brain science landscape of brain and neuroscience research

Document 2014 View/Download
Brodmann, Korbinian – Germany

Biography of Brodmann, Korbinian – Germany
Via IBRO

Document 2012 View/Download
Bures, Jan – Czech Republic

Biography of Bures, Jan – Czech Republic
Via SfN

Document 2004 View/Download
Cajal and the Spanish Neurological School: Neuroscience Would Have Been a Different Story Without Them

Paper published by Fernando de Castro.

Website 2019 Open URL
Cajal, Santiago Ramon – Spain

Biography of Cajal, Santiago Ramon – Spain
Via IBRO

Document 2012 View/Download
Cajal’s Interactions with Sherrington and the Croonian Lecture

Paper published by Juan A. De Carlos and Zoltán Molnár.

Document 2019 View/Download
Cajal’s Legacy: Arrows of Neuroscience

Historical video based on Ramón y Cajal’s life, highlighting his most important scientific milestones for building the birth of modern Neuroscience.

Video 2014 Cajal’s Legacy: Arrows of Neuroscience
Cajal’s Legacy: Arrows of Neuroscience

Project funded under the FENS call for history of neuroscience projects.

Video 2014 Cajal’s Legacy: Arrows of Neuroscience
CARE brochure

Brochure presenting the Committee on Animal Research (CARE) and its activities.

Document 2019 View/Download
CARE’s goals

Learn more about the mission of the Committee on Animal Research (CARE).

Document 2018 View/Download
Carlsson, Arvid – Sweden

Biography of Carlsson, Arvid – Sweden
Via SfN

Document 1998 View/Download
Changeux, Jean-Pierre – France

Biography of Changeux, Jean-Pierre – France
Via SfN

Document 1998 View/Download
Charles Darwin’s works and early European neuroscience

Video documentary covering the history of Darwinism and development of neuroscience in Europe.

Video 2015 Charles Darwin’s works and early European neuroscience
Charles Darwin’s works and early European neuroscience

Project funded under the FENS call for history of neuroscience projects.

Video 2016 Charles Darwin’s works and early European neuroscience
Collaboration in neuroscience: the young PI perspective (FKNE opinion article published in EJN)

Opinion article produced by FENS-Kavli Scholars (FKNE), and published in the European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN).

Website 2016 Open URL
Consensus Document on European Brain Research

A consensus document about psychiatric and neurological diseases representing a considerable social and eco0mic burden in Europe. Written by Monica Di Luca, Mary Baker, Renato Corradetti, Helmut Kettenmann, Julien Mendlewicz, Jes Olesen, Ian Ragan and Manfred Westphal.

Document 2011 View/Download
Consensus Statement on European Brain Research: The need to expand Brain Research in Europe

A consensus Statement on European Brain Research: The need to expand Brain Research in Europe

Document 2015 View/Download
Core Competencies in European Graduate Neuroscience Training

Developed by the FENS Committee on Higher Education and Training (CHET) in cooperation with the SfN Neuroscience Training Committee (NTC), the Core Competencies in European Graduate Neuroscience Training are meant as guidance for:

– faculty and programmes that develop and evaluate the training they provide to students,

– trainees to assess the skills they have acquired in a MSc or PhD programme, track their progress, or provide awareness of the requirements for potential future training opportunities.

Website 2019 Open URL
Cost of Disorders of the Brain in Europe

Report on the cost of disorders of the brain in Europe

Document 2010 View/Download
Creating Clear and Informative Figures for Scientific Publications

Learn how to identify and fix common problems with figures in scientific publications with this FENS Friday webinar organised by the FENS Committee for Higher Education and Training (CHET) and the Communication Committee.

Video 2021 Creating Clear and Informative Figures for Scientific Publications
Credibility in Neuroscience

In this special event, we will hear about credibility initiatives that have the potential to increase the reproducibility, replicability, and reliability neuroscience research, which will not only benefit scientific progress in the long-run, but also address a major cause for the poor mental health of research. Organised at FENS Forum 2020 by the British Neuroscience Association and FENS Committee for Higher Education and Training (CHET).

Video 2020 PLAY VIDEO
Credibility in Neuroscience – Corpus Curiosum (Series I)

Are most published research findings false? Why should we care? And is there anything we can do about it?

Video 2020 Credibility in Neuroscience – Corpus Curiosum (Series I)
Crisis of Reproducibility

This workshop covers the wide-ranging issues that contribute to irreproducibility. It focuses on the bias in dissemination of experimental data from the point of view of journals, funding agencies, and the general media.

Organised by the FENS Committee for Higher Education and Training (CHET).

Video 2018

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D. Santiago Ramon y Cajal- A life committed to neuroscience

A production by The Human Brain Project with images donated by Prof. Javier DeFelipe. A parcial or total reproduction of this video is not allowed under any circumstances. © The Human Brain Project 2015.

Video 2015 D. Santiago Ramon y Cajal- A life committed to neuroscience
De Renzi, Ennio – Italy

Biography of De Renzi, Ennio – Italy
Via SfN

Document 2006 View/Download
Dealing with gender-bias in neuroscience: CHET-FKNE special event at the FENS Forum 2018

This FENS Forum 2018 event discussed current situation of women and men in science, including gender statistics related to research funding, ways of combining career progress with family and parenting, and ongoing initiatives to support women and men in science. Event organised by the FKNE and the FENS Committee for Higher Education and Training (CHET).

Video 2018 Dealing with gender-bias in neuroscience: CHET-FKNE special event at the FENS Forum 2018
Discover the Brain Awareness Week 2012 projects

Discover the Brain Awareness Week projects funded by the FENS and Dana Foundation grant in 2012.

Document 2012 View/Download
Dr John Lidwell-Durin – John Hughlings Jackson, Nerve-Genesis and Language

Dr John Lidwell-Durin (History Faculty, University of Oxford) on “John Hughlings Jackson, Nerve-Genesis and Language”, at the FENS History Seminar on “History of Understanding of the Cerebral Cortex”, organised at St John’s College, University of Oxford, on 12 May 2015, by Prof. Zoltan Molnar.

Video 2017 Dr John Lidwell-Durin – John Hughlings Jackson, Nerve-Genesis and Language
Dr Laza K. Lazarevic, the founder of Serbian neurology

The contributions of Dr Laza K. Lazarevic (1851-1891), the founder of Serbian neurology, to the development of neuroscience in Europe during the 19th century.

Website 2014 Open URL
Dr Tom Quick – Stories of histological slides in the Sherrington Box

Dr Tom Quick (Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford), on “Stories of histological slides in the Sherrington Box”, at the FENS History Seminar on “History of Understanding of the Cerebral Cortex”, organised at St John’s College, University of Oxford, on 12 May 2015, by Prof. Zoltan Molnar.

Video 2017 Dr Tom Quick – Stories of histological slides in the Sherrington Box
Dr. Damion Young – Historic digital repositories for the 21st Century

Dr Damion Young (Medical Sciences Division Learning Technologies (MSDLT) on “Historic digital repositories for the 21st Century, Developing and using the https://history.medsci.ox.ac.uk/ – site. Using historical material in neuroscience teaching”, at the FENS History Seminar on “History of Understanding of the Cerebral Cortex”, organised at St John’s College, University of Oxford, on 12 May 2015, by Prof. Zoltan Molnar.

Video 2017 Dr. Damion Young – Historic digital repositories for the 21st Century
E.N. Sokolov the founder of vector psychophysiology in Lomonosov Moscow State University

Website dedicated to the Russian scientist with a worldwide reputation, a specialist in the field of cognitive psychophysiology and neuroscience, E. N. Sokolov (1920-2008).

Website 2018 Open URL
Early Career Researchers & FENS

There are many ways in which FENS can benefit you as an early career researcher! Find out more in this graphic for you to download.

Graphic by Engage Visually.

Image 2020 Early Career Researchers & FENS
Early Life Stress: Impact on Brain and Psychopathology

Effects of early life stress are found to be dependent on many factors, including sex and genetic background, the age of early exposure, and the age and context within which the long-term impact is examined. Organised by the FENS Committee for Higher Education and Training (CHET), hosted on Neuronline.

Video 2019 Open URL
Economo, Constantin – Austria

Biography of Economo, Constantin – Austria
Via IBRO

Document 2012 View/Download
EJN & Other Publications

The European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN) is the official journal of FENS.

Document 2021 View/Download
Engage with FENS: FENS outreach & advocacy activities

FENS is the voice of European neuroscience and aims to increase public awareness about the benefits of brain research. Discover FENS’ outreach and advocacy activities with this videos.

Video 2021 Engage with FENS: FENS outreach & advocacy activities
ENS 2020 Daily Highlights

A podcast with a round-up of the hottest neuroscience research and conversations from each day of the Forum in the FENS 2020 Daily Podcast, with prominent Forum speakers and representatives of the FENS leadership.

Audio 2020 Open URL