About

The Norwegian Neuroscience Society (NNS) is an association of neuroscientists in Norway and member of the Federation of the European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).

The aim of NNS is to facilitate neuroscience research and education through representation of all related disciplines and practices in Norway. All neuroscientists working towards a PhD degree and above may become a member of NNS.

NNS members are automatically members of FENS as well and may take advantage of the extensive FENS member benefits and services.

NNS-Membership

NNS-Membership

Membership in NNS is open to all researchers and medical professionals with an active affiliation to a Norwegian institution, and an interest in basic, applied, and translational neuroscience. All neuroscientists at MSc level and above, including Research Programme (Forskerlinjen) medical students as well as medical professionals in neuroscience related practices are eligible to join NNS as Ordinary Members.

Join NNS

To become an NNS member first register with the Federation of the European Neuroscience Societies (FENS). Go to fens.org and select Join FENS. Select NNS as your society when registering your profile. Once you have done that use the link below to pay the membership fee to NNS to activate your membership. The annual membership fee is 300 NOK for regular members (post-doc level and above) and 150 NOK for student members (PhD candidates, MSc students and research program medical students). The registration requires payment by PayPal or credit card.

Apply for a NNS membership

Once you have registered a profile with FENS and paid the membership fee, NNS must confirm your membership. This may take a few days. If we find you do not fulfill the requirements for membership the fee will be returned in full. 

Renew NNS membership

Membership fees must be paid annually to keep your status as active member. Follow the link below to renew your membership. Once you have paid it may take a few days for your account to be reactivated. Please contact us at admin@norwegian-neuroscience-society.no if you have any questions.

Renew your NNS membership
 

For Group leaders 

You may also join/renew NNS membership fees for multiple members. Group leader and group members should use the following link and instructions.

To become an NNS member both group leader and group members should first register with the Federation of the European Neuroscience Societies (FENS). Go to fens.org and select Join FENS. Select NNS as your society when registering your profile. Once you have done that both group leader and group members should use the link below to register at NNS. The group leader will pay the membership fee to NNS to activate the memberships. The annual membership fee is 300 NOK for regular members (post-doc level and above) and 150 NOK for student members (PhD candidates, MSc students and research program medical students). The registration by the group leader requires payment by PayPal or credit card.

Apply for a NNS group membership

Once you have registered a profile with FENS and the group leader has paid the membership fee, NNS must confirm your membership. This may take a few days. If we find you do not fulfill the requirements for membership the fee will be returned in full. 

 

Membership benefits

As a member of FENS (or of FENS member societies), you join well over 20.000 European neuroscientists.

Membership of FENS invites you to:

  • Register at reduced rates at the FENS Forum, FRM and The Brain Conferences
  • Access the official FENS journal, EJN , online free of charge and subscribe to the print edition at a reduced rate
  • Apply for one of the free abstract slots for the SfN Meeting, linked to a reduced registration fee
  • Subscribe at very attractive discount rates to several leading neuroscience journals
  • Buy books at special FENS member rates
  •  Unlimited free submission to the Job Market page

For Supporting Membership, please contact the NNS Secretariat at admin@norwegian-neuroscience-society.no for more details.

News

News

 

MCCS 2020 FREE Virtual Workshop OCT 21-22

The Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society has teamed up with sister organizations, MCCS Asia and MCCS Europe, to offer three sessions of talks over the course of ~24 hours, to accommodate members from time zones around the world. Each session will include invited speakers plus speakers selected from submitted abstracts. 

Registration is FREE. Please register by Oct. 18.

MCCS-europe session will be from 9am-to 11:45am (CEST) and MCCS-USA session from 5pm to 7:25pm (CEST).

For more information and registration visit: https://molcellcog.org/mccs-2020-event 


FENS 2020 is going virtual

FENS Forum 2020 will take place as a virtual meeting on the same dates: 11 - 15 July 2020. This FENS 2020 Virtual Forum will allow delegates to access and participate in all Forum events, including Plenary and Special Lectures, symposia, poster sessions, exhibition, networking and educational events and much more.

All current registrants will automatically be transferred to the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum, with extended ‘on-demand’ access available following the Forum. New delegates can still register through the registration portal. Refunds will be offered to those delegates who cannot attend the virtual meeting. Abstract submission will reopen shortly and remain open until 18 May 2020. 


Postponement of 2020 Precision Neuroscience Conference until 2021

Due to the evolving events surrounding the COVID-19 situation, the 2020 Precision Neuroscience Conference that had been scheduled to be held in Roanoke, Virginia on May 20-22, 2020 has been postponed for Wednesday, May 19 – Friday, May 21, 2021.


EuroNeuro 2020 postponement

Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19 virus, it was decided to postpone EURONEURO 2020 congress. Save the date: it will now take place in November the 23rd, 24th and 25th, 2020.

https://euroneuro2020.com/program/


BNA2021 Festival of Neuroscience call for submissions
Deadline = 1st March 2020

In April 2021, in partnership with the UK Dementia Research Institute, and a plethora of partners societies, the British Neuroscience Association will host its fifth Festival of Neuroscience, this time taking neuroscience to the seaside in Brighton, UK

Read the full requirements for symposium and workshop proposals

Submit your BNA2021 session proposal


Open letter on the Future of Research in Europe made a difference

Thanks to all supporters of the open letter on #futureofresearch. 27th November 2019, the Von der Leyen commision revealed the definitive title for commisioner Mariya Gabriel, which now explicitly mentions research, education and culture. For more information visit https://www.futureofresearch.eu/


 

Launch of the ALBA Network

 

Recently founded by a group of international leading scientists, the ALBA Network aims to promote equality and diversity in brain sciences. Professor Carmen Sandi, FENS President and Chair of the ALBA Steering Committee, would like to encourage all brain scientists to join the Network. For more information, please visit the ALBA Network website: www.alba.network


Available positions

 

Available jobs within neuroscience are posted at Jobbnorge.no

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