August 26th, 2021

The Winner of the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2021

Professor Marian Joëls

Marian Joëls

Professor of Neurobiology of Environmental Factors, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences and Member of the Board of Directors at the University of Groningen

Prof. Joëls received this award for her constant efforts in fostering gender equality in neuroscience.

Learn more about Prof. Joëls and why she was awarded this prize here.

With this Diversity prize, The ALBA Network and the FENS-Kavli Scholars wish to highlight a scientist or group that has made outstanding contributions to promoting equality and diversity in brain sciences.

The promotion of equality and diversity — e.g. by gender, race, sexual orientation, class, or culture— in research depends upon leaders and role models that catalyse a full integration of all scientists across academic levels. This annual award will recognise an individual or group that has made outstanding contributions to this effort, including but not limited to advocacy, mentorship or the creation of diversity-promoting initiatives.

Watch the video featuring the Winner of the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize Winner in 2021

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The next call for the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize will open in January 2022.