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2021 Gruber Neuroscience Prize Recipients announced

05 May 2021

Neuroscientists Christine Petit and Christopher A. Walsh Share $500,000 Gruber Neuroscience Prize for Pioneering Discoveries Regarding the Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms Behind Neurodevelopmental Hereditary Disorders. The 2021 Gruber Neuroscience Prize has been awarded to neuroscientists Christine Petit, MD, PhD, of Institut Pasteur and Collège de France, and Christopher A. Read More

The Brain Prize 2022: call for nominations now open

04 May 2021

The Lundbeck Foundation is now accepting nominations for next year’s winners of The Brain Prize, the world’s largest prize for neuroscience. Find out about the nomination and selection process, and nominate here: The Brain Prize recognizes ground-breaking advances in any field of neuroscience, from basic to… Read More

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Statement from FENS on the passing of Prof. Dr István Ábrahám

27 April 2021

We were deeply saddened to hear of the sudden death of Prof. Dr István Ábrahám, esteemed President of the Hungarian Society of Neuroscience. Professor Ábrahám was a valued member of the European neuroscience community and we would like to extend our sincere condolences to his family, friends and the wider… Read More


Mark your calendars: upcoming FENS society meetings

23 April 2021

From EBBS to the Slovenian Neuroscience Association, FENS Member Societies are holding their annual meeting in 2021! Check this article and mark your calendars with upcoming opportunities for you to learn, share your work and meet your peers! Last updated: 23 April 2021. The meetings are listed in chronological… Read More

FENS Friday webinar: Brain development and neuropsychiatric disorders

22 April 2021

The webinar “Brain development and neuropsychiatric disorders” will present the state-of-the-art knowledge on the brain’s development and how genetic disturbances and/or environmental influences are thought to underlie several neuropsychiatric disorders. Free registration. Live date: 21 May 2021. Which role do environmental factors play in the development of the brain? The… Read More

2021-2025 FENS-Kavli Scholars cohort has been announced

21 April 2021

The FENS-Kavli Scholars (FKNE) issued today a Press Release announcing the selection of the 2021-2025 cohort. The multidisciplinary, international Network of FENS-Kavli Scholars (FKNE) is self-organised and aims to improve Neuroscience in Europe and beyond through scientific exchange, providing opportunities for young scientists, and facilitating dialogue between scientists, policy-makers, and… Read More

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International Brain Bee Welcomes Alzheimer’s Association as New Governing Partner

19 April 2021

FENS welcomes Alzheimer’s Association as new IBB governing partner and is looking forward to working together with them, the IBB and the other founding partners to expand IBB’s continued success and growth. The Alzheimer’s Association has formed a partnership with the International Brain Bee (IBB), joining the IBB’s five founding partners –… Read More

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Registration for the 3rd Brain Innovation Days event open!

14 April 2021

Registration is now open for the 3rd Brain Innovation Days digital event focusing on “Fast-tracking brain innovation in times of COVID-19” and to be held on 27 April 2021 at 12:30-14:00. Registration is now open for the 3rd Brain Innovation Days digital event to be held on 27 April… Read More

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Call for research projects: Impact of Covid-19 on brain and mental health

12 April 2021

The Human Brain Project and EBRAINS Research Infrastructure launched a new call for research projects to contribute to and deepen COVID-19 research related to brain disorders and mental health issues. Deadline to submit proposals: 30 April 2021 Scientists and physicians have today come to recognize the important impact of… Read More

Online workshop: “Pitch your research in an online environment”

02 April 2021

This hands-on online workshop aims to provide participants with the ability to present in a clear way what their research area of interest is about and how to find the best story around it. Registration deadline: 29 April 2021. Limited number of places. Do you need to explain your research… Read More