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
Menzel, Randolf – Germany

Biography of Menzel, Randolf – Germany
Via SfN

Document 1996 View/Download
Nansen, Fridtjof – 0rway

Biography of Nansen, Fridtjof – 0rway
Via Bock O. & Helle K.B.

Document 2017 View/Download
Neuroanatomical Histology

Website examining the history of Romanian neurology and psychiatry: understanding the connection between science, political ideals and national contexts, both at a regional and international level.

Website 2010 Open URL
Neuroportraits

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

Website Open URL
Neuroscience by caricature

Website examining caricatures and satirical cartoons which have a long history of use in art and neuroscience

Website 2010 Open URL
Neuroscience by Caricature

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

Website Open URL
Neuroscience in British Literature

Online exhibition exploring the intersection of neuroscience and British literature.

Website 2016 Open URL
Neuroscience in Georgia

Full information regarding past and present Neuroscience research in Georgia.

Website 2018 Open URL
Neurosciences and History in Images

Online audio-visual display of the Spanish Society of Neurology’s museum and historical archive (MAH SEN).

Website 2013 Open URL
Neurosciences in-formation: a visual history of Galvanism

Interactive website in which the visual representation of Galvanism in the late 18th and early 19th century illustrations allow to navigate the history of this practice.

Website 2016 Open URL
Newport Langley, John – UK

Biography of Newport Langley, John – UK
Via IBRO

Document 2012 View/Download
Olga Vinogradova (1929-2001): role of the hippocampus in selection and registration of information

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

Website Open URL
Olga Viogradova (1929-2001): role of the hippocampus in selection and registration of information

Collection of all the scientific achievements of Olga Vi0gradova and coverage of the facts of her biography.

Website 2017 Open URL
Online workshop: Running a Brain Awareness Week event in 2021

This workshop aims to provide neuroscientists with useful tips to plan an event for Brain Awareness Week 2021, from writing a successful proposal for Brain Awareness Week to running an engaging outreach event, both online and in-person.

Workshop organised by the FENS Communication Committee with the support of the Dana Foundation.

Video 2020 Online workshop: Running a Brain Awareness Week event in 2021
Open Letter on recent developments in science in the US

An open letter from FENS on recent developments in science in the US

Document 2017 View/Download
Outreach & Advocacy

FENS aims to increase public awareness about the benefits of brain research.

Document 2021 View/Download
Pavlov’s wayward pupil: full of twists and turns Jerzy Koorski’s life

Short documentary movie on Jerzy Koorski, well-known Polish neuroscientist.

Video 2018 Pavlov’s wayward pupil: full of twists and turns Jerzy Koorski’s life
Pavlov’s wayward pupil: full of twists and turns Jerzy Konorski’s life

History of Neuroscience project supported by Federation of European Neuroscience Societies Łukasz Bijoch in cooperation with Dr. Małgorzata Borczyk under the supervision of Dr. Rafał Czajkowski The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences.

Video 2020 Pavlov’s wayward pupil: full of twists and turns Jerzy Konorski’s life
Peters, Alan – UK

Biography of Peters, Alan – UK
Via IBRO

Document 2012 View/Download
Pioneers of neuroscience in Poland

Biographies of pioneers of Polish neurology and neuroscience living in the 19th century and early 20th century

Website 2017 Open URL
Portraits of European Neuroscientists

A collection of portraits of European neuroscientists.

Website 2010 Open URL
Ranvier, Louis – France

Biography of Ranvier, Louis – France
Via IBRO

Document 2012 View/Download
Rediscovering Hibernation: Research of the Belgrade School of Physiology

Biography of the Sorbone graduate and member of several national academies of sciences, the Serbian scientist, Professor Jean Giaja (Ivan Djaja).

Website 2015 Open URL
Running a Brain Awareness Week event

Find useful resources to run a Brain Awareness Week event: organisation tips, ideas and inspirations.

Document 2020 View/Download
Science & Society: Parkinson’s Disease

This video “Parkinson’s Disease” explores Parkinson’s disease, a complex, progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement.This educational video is part of the ‘Science & Society’ series developed by EBC in partnership with FENS.

Video 2020 Science & Society: Parkinson’s Disease
Simarro, Luis – Spain

Biography of Simarro, Luis – Spain
Via IBRO

Document 2012 View/Download
Sobre el comportamento y signification de la oligodendroglia en la subtancia gris central, y de los gliocitos en los ganglios nerviosos perifericos – Fernando de Castro, 1946

Paper published by Fernando de Castro.

Document 1946 View/Download
Statement in support of animal research in Belgium and a transparent approach

A statement in support of animal research and a transparent approach in Belgium to mark World Day for Laboratory Animals (24 April).

Website 2016 Open URL
Statement of concern on the insufficient support for research and innovation and calling for rejection of new EU budget deal

A statement of concern about funding in brain research.

Document 2020 View/Download
Statement of concern on the targeting of scientists by animal rights activists

A statement of concern about the targeting of scientists by animal activities

Document 2019 View/Download
The Eduardo Pons Tortella neurological tissue bank

Online audio-visual display of pathological tissue samples and autopsied brains preserved in the Spanish Society of Neurology’s Museo Archivo Histórico.

Website 2016 Open URL
The future of neuroscience

How can we improve the way we do neuroscience? A participative graphic by Engage Visually with ideas expressed during the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum, with suggestions from the neuroscience community.

Image 2020 The future of neuroscience
The neuroscientific works of Sigmund Freud

Video documentary on the history of Freud’s neuroscientific works.

Video 2016 The neuroscientific works of Sigmund Freud
The Prospects of Brain Research within Horizon 2020: Responding efficiently to Europe’s societal needs

A report on the prospects of Brain Research within Horizon 2020: Responding efficiently to Europe’s societal needs

Document 2013 View/Download
The value of animal use in neuroscience from the FENS Committee on Animals in Research (CARE)

Examples of the value of animal use in neuroscience from the FENS Committee on Animals in Research (CARE)

Document 2020 View/Download
The Vincenzo Neri Medical Film and Photographic Collection

Presentation of film, photos and other archival material on Vincenzo Neri curated by the Neri Group.

Video 2014 The Vincenzo Neri Medical Film and Photographic Collection
The vision of Alfred Yarbus

Online biography of Alfred Lukya0vich Yarbus (1914-1986).

Website 2016 Open URL
The wonder that is our brain: how and why we study it

Sensing, feeling, moving, smelling, remembering… The brain controls every aspect of our body. It is the most complex organ, and works like billions of tiny computers at lightning speed.
But how can we study such a complex organ? This educational video aims at explaining how and why we study the brain to younger audiences.
This video has been developed by FENS-CARE.

Video 2020 The wonder that is our brain: how and why we study it
Thoenen, Hans – Switzerland

Biography of Thoenen, Hans – Switzerland
Via SfN

Document 2006 View/Download
Translation into English of the Club Histoire de Neurosciences (CHN) website

English version of the Club Histoire de Neurosciences (CHN) website on the history of French Neuroscience.

Website 2012 Open URL