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

Abstract submission is now open for 12th FENS forum of Neuroscience. 

To submit your abstract you must first register for the FENS Forum 2020. Abstract submission deadline is 18 February 2020, 23:59.  For questions regarding the online submission process, you can contact FENS forum 2020 Abstract Department at fensforum2020_abstracts@kenes.com.

Important

  • Only accepted abstracts of fully registered and paid presenters will be included in the final scientific programme. The presenting author is expected to attend the Forum and present his/her poster presentation.
  • Only one abstract can be submitter per presenter.
  • Presenters are requested to settle their registration payment by 01 May 2020, 23:59 hours HAST.

for more information visit https://forum2020.fens.org/abstracts/


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/


Registration to the FENS forum 2020 will be open on 1 December 2019.

FENS and IBRO/PERC will provide travel grants for this event. The list of travel grants offered by the FENS member societies will be announced on the FENS forum 2020 and FENS website


EuroNeuro 2020

The 11th EuroNeuro meeting will be held on April 22-24 2020 in Paris, France. NNS members (e.g. early birds rates: 300€ for physicians for a day or 450€ for 3 days).
The pre-program is now available on the website https://euroneuro2020.com/program/
As well as the abstract submission which is now open https://euroneuro2020.com/abstract-submission/


Call for ideas for FENS educational and training programme 2021

FENS and its partners invite scientists - students and established researchers - from all domains in neuroscience, to support the FENS educational and training programme taking place in 2021, by suggesting ideas for topics and themes (30 September 2019 at the latest). For more information, please visit: https://www.fens.org/Training/CAJAL-programme/Call-for-Ideas-2021/


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


Call for Symposia Proposals: 10th IBRO World Congress

The International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), along with the Korean Brain Research Institute (KBRI) and The Korean Society for Brain and Neural Science (KSBNS), invites the world’s neuroscientists to Daegu, South Korea for the 10th IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience, taking place September 21-25, 2019.


FENS Forum of Neuroscience 2020

The next FENS Forum of Neuroscience will take place from 11-15 July 2020 in Glasgow, UK and promises to be another great celebration of neuroscience.

FENS is currently preparing the call for symposia and technical workshops proposals, which will be open from 25 March – 20 May 2019. See the official webpage for more important dates and deadlines.


Available positions

Available jobs within neuroscience are posted at Jobbnorge.no

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