Federation of the European Neuroscience Societies

Federation of the European Neuroscience Societies

The Federation of the European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) is a non-profit organization which was founded in 1998 to represent European neuroscience societies. FENS currently represents 42 different neuroscience societies from 32 European countries.

To find out more about FENS.

 

The FENS mission is to:

Promote interaction and coordination between its member societies and to develop neuroscience research in their respective countries and disciplines. 

Facilitate the dissemination of scientific information by publications in journals and through other communication channels.

Support education and training of young neuroscience researchers by provision of information, set-up of schools and training programmes and provision of grants to young scientists.

Promote understanding and development in neuroscience among the general public and to advise decision-makers on the results and the implications of neuroscience research. 
 FENS Articles of Association, Article 2

 

FENS activities and offers: 


FENS organises and supports a number of meetings and training courses including the biennial FENS Forum (every even year) and FENS Featured Regional Meeting (every odd year), the FENS-IBRO European Neuroscience Schools, Network of European Neuroscience Schools, and Brain Awareness Week.

Furthermore, FENS provides:

In addition to the above, FENS has a number of outreach programmes including CARE:Committee on Animals in Research, and Global Advocacy Programme.  

News

News

AD/PD™ 2023 International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases and related neurological disorders

 

The members of Norwegian Neuroscience Society are welcome to submit their abstract before the upcoming deadline September 21, 2021.  

Link to Abstract Topics

Link to Abstract Submission

 As a global leader in finding solutions for patients with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and related neurodegenerative diseases, the AD/PD™ Conference is the ideal platform to expose research to an international audience. Presenting a poster or oral presentation offers unrivaled opportunities for global research collaboration and career development.

 

The accepted abstracts will be given the opportunity to take the stage physically in Gothenburg or remotely online.


The 2021 Nordic Neuroscience Meeting postponed to 2023

Due to the pandemic, the 2021 Nordic Neuroscience Meeting has been postponed and will be held in Denmark in 2023


NNS is a proud signatory of the #ALBADeclaration on Equity and Inclusion.

The Declaration represents our commitment to make science more inclusive. Sign the Declaration at www.alba.network/declaration 


 

 

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