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FENS funding for European Neuroscience History Projects 2015

The History Committee organises a yearly call for European History of Neuroscience Projects. This FENS initiative aims to support and stimulate the interest in the History of Neuroscience through the creation of a virtual platform dedicated to the topic. This call provides grants for outstanding projects that aim to document the history and development of […]

FENS-EJN Young Investigator Prize 2016 winners announced

The 2016 FENS EJN Young Investigator Prize is equally shared between Lars Schwabe (University of Hamburg, Germany) and Jerry Chen (University of Zurich, Switzerland). Having obtained his PhD in 2008 at the University of Trier and postdoctoral training at the Ruhr-University Bochum and McGill University, Lars Schwabe is professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University […]

FENS-EJN Award 2016 is presented to Antonello Bonci

The 2016 FENS-EJN Award is presented to Dr. Antonello Bonci for his important contributions to advancing our understanding of the synaptic mechanisms and neurocircuitry underlying reward- and drug abuse-related behaviours. An Italian scientist by origin, Dr. Bonci received his medical degree at the Sacred Heart School of Medicine in Rome in 1991. Following his residency […]

Call for posters on History of Neuroscience

Call for posters on History of Neuroscience to be displayed at the FFRM 2015 now open Deadline for applications: 15 May 2015                         The FENS History of European Neuroscience Committee is organising a History Corner at the FENS Featured Regional Meeting (FFRM), taking place in […]


FENS and IBRO-PERC stipends available for Master and PhD students

Stipends available for Master and PhD students Deadline for applications: 2 March 2015 FENS and IBRO-PERC stipends of 750 EUR are available for master and PhD students to attend the ELECTRAIN 2015 – Extended Methods Course in Electrophysiology (4-15 May 2015): Göttingen, Graduate School for Neurosciences, Biophysics and Molecular Biosciences (GGNB), Göttingen, Germany. More information […]

FENS training

The Cajal Advanced Neuroscience Training Programme 2015

A new initiative for providing advanced training in neuroscience has been launched by FENS and IBRO. Applications are now open! The Cajal Advanced Neuroscience Training Programme is a new initiative launched by FENS and IBRO, in collaboration with Bordeaux Neurocampus and the Champalimaud Foundation to offer international high-level courses in Europe. The programme will include […]


FENS Forum 2016: Call for Proposals is now Open!

Support FENS and put your research on the programme of the FENS Forum 2016 in Copenhagen. You have only one month to submit your proposals! Call for submission of symposium and technical workshop proposals is open from 2 February – 2 March 2015 The Programme Committee will design the scientific programme of the FENS Forum […]

EJN Best Publication Award 2015

  The Best Publication is selected from research articles accepted or published in EJN over the preceding two-year period. Nominations are accepted from the readership of EJN, including from any author on behalf of the first author of an original article. This biennial award is given to the first author(s) of the selected article (a […]