Opening of the call for Chen-FENS Science Writer Fellowship at FENS 2022

13 April 2022


FENS and the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute are delighted to announce the new Chen-FENS Science Writer Fellowship to attend the FENS Forum 2022!

Organised by the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute and FENS, this programme offers a Science Writer Fellowship of up to EUR 2,500 to cover the travel, accommodation and daily expenses at the FENS Forum 2022 in Paris, France. The volunteer would also receive a free press registration. This is an ideal opportunity for candidates interested in developing skills in writing, science communication and experience with the media. The Chen-FENS Science Writer would ideally be someone with a neuroscience background and demonstrable interest in science communication.

The Chen-FENS Science Writer will be selected through a competitive application process. You would need to send a cover letter describing why you would like to be a Science Writer at the FENS Forum, and include your CV with emphasis on any previous relevant experience in the area of science communications.

The deadline for submitting applications is 16 May 2022.

Selected applicants should be available for a phone interview at the end of May 2022.

Find out more about the responsibilities, candidate’s profile and conditions here.

About FENS – the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies

The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) is the main organisation for neuroscience in Europe. FENS was founded in 1998 at the first Forum of European Neuroscience. Currently, it represents 44 European national and single discipline neuroscience societies, with 22,000 member scientists from 33 European countries.


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About the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute

The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute (TCCI®) was created in 2016 by Tianqiao Chen and his wife Chrissy Luo, the founders of Shanda Group, with a US $1 billion commitment to help advance fundamental brain research around the world. The organization’s vision is to improve the human experience by understanding how our brains perceive, learn and interact with the world.