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Nominations are now open: FKNE Mentoring and PhD Prizes 2022

The calls for the FKNE Mentoring and PhD Prizes 2022 are now open.  
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FKNE warmly welcomes the birth of the Sustainable European Laboratories network (SELs)

Set up as a network-of-networks,  the Sustainable European Laboratories network (SELs) has four missions to spur the transition to sustainable science across Europe.
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The Winner of the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2021

Prof. Joëls was awarded the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2021 her constant efforts in fostering gender equality in neuroscience.
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Join us at FRM 2021 – FKNE panel discussion: Introducing the European Network for Sustainable Life Sciences research

27 August 2021, 10:30-11:30 am CEST         During this event we will introduce you to a new European Network, which aims to create, coordinate and guide sustainability teams in life science departments and research institutes across Europe. The presentation will be followed by a live discussion with...
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Nominations are now open: FKNE Mentoring and PhD Prizes 2022

The calls for the FKNE Mentoring and PhD Prizes 2022 are now open.  
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FKNE warmly welcomes the birth of the Sustainable European Laboratories network (SELs)

Set up as a network-of-networks,  the Sustainable European Laboratories network (SELs) has four missions to spur the transition to sustainable science across Europe.
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The Winner of the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2021

Prof. Joëls was awarded the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2021 her constant efforts in fostering gender equality in neuroscience.
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Join us at FRM 2021 – FKNE panel discussion: Introducing the European Network for Sustainable Life Sciences research

27 August 2021, 10:30-11:30 am CEST         During this event we will introduce you to a new European Network, which aims to create, coordinate and guide sustainability teams in life science departments and research institutes across Europe. The presentation will be followed by a live discussion with...
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Press Release: Announcing the selection of the 2021 FENS-Kavli Scholars

Watch this recorded panel discussion, in which the speakers go through how COVID-19 pandemic has affected neuroscientists.
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Pitch your research in an online environment: 7 May 2021 online workshop

Organised by the FENS Communication Committee with the support of the Dana Foundation, this hands-on workshop  with FKNE speakers aims to provide early career scientists with the ability to present what their research area of interest is about in a clear way and the tools to find the best story...
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Live chat on Neuronline: Environmentally Friendly-Model for Life Sciences

Live Chat on Neuronline on 10 Feb., 7 pm CEST: learn and ask your questions on how can we help move neuroscience towards an environmentally-friendly framework.
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Perspectives on Science Communication & Advocacy in COVID19

Watch this recorded panel discussion, in which the speakers go through how COVID-19 pandemic has affected neuroscientists.
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Starting and mid-career PI hurdles

Watch the recording of the FKNE event organised at the FENS Forum 2020, which explores topics relevant for senior postdocs, newly appointed and mid-career PIs.   
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Nomination is now open: ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2021

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.  
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FKNE endorses the ALBA Declaration on Equity and Inclusion

The FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence is proud to endorse the ALBA Declaration on Equity and Inclusion, which aims to ensure that science welcomes and benefits from the contributions of people of all backgrounds. The Declaration  
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Applications for the 2021-2025 FKNE cohort is open

The Call for the 2021-2021 FENS-Kavli Scholars is now open The FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence (FKNE) consists of 30 Scholars; they serve two terms of 2 years (4 years in total). Every two years up to 15 new Scholars are selected, and 15 – end their mandate/rotate off, becoming FKNE Alumni..
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Towards an environmentally-friendly model for life sciences

The earth’s climate is undoubtedly changing. Although scientists are, to a large extent, receptive of this fact and aware of the causes and consequences of the current environmental crisis, identifying  
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Research funding in Europe post COVID-19

During this workshop set as a panel discussion active neuroscientists with significant experience in science advocacy, as well as policy professionals who work on a daily basis in implementing neuroscience funding  
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Announcement of the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2020 Winner

Prof. Schuman was awarded the ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2020 for her exceptional accomplishments in promoting gender equality in neuroscience.
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The Winner of the FKNE PhD Thesis Prize 2020

Dr. Lisa Traunmüller has been awarded the FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence PhD Thesis Prize in 2020. She conducted her PhD project in the lab of Dr. Peter Scheiffele at Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland and addressed a fundamental question in neurobiology: What are the mechanisms that create different, highly specific...
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Awardee announced: FKNE Mentoring Prize 2020

Prof. Henik was nominated by current and former colleagues for going above and beyond in his efforts to teach and champion researchers. Professor Henik listens to his students, their needs, difficulties and suggestions and treats them all as equal team members. He induces enthusiasm and confidence in his students and...
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FENS-Kavli Scholars 2018-2022 have been selected

“Bringing together such a diverse group of European neuroscientists has allowed us to effectively identify shared challenges for early-career researchers and brainstorm creative initiatives to address them. The Network provides us with a powerful platform that strengthens our individual voices in advocating for and implementing effective solutions.” Megan Carey, Chair...
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Awardees of the Mentoring and PhD Thesis Prizes 2018 have been announced

The FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence awards have been presented at the FENS Forum 2018 meeting in Berlin, on the 9th of July. Congratulations to the awardees!
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Announcing the selection of the 2018 FENS-KAVLI Scholars

Jaime de la Rocha (Spain / IDIBAPS) – Julie Duque (Belgium /Université Catholique Louvain) – Inbal Goshen (Israel/The Hebrew University) – Maximilian Jösch (Austria/IST Austria) – Ewelina Knapska (Poland/Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology) – Andrew Lin (UK/University of Sheffield) – Simona Lodato (Italy/Humanitas University) – Jakob Macke (Germany/Technical University of Munich) – Vassiliki Nikoletopoulou (Greece/IMBB-FORTH)...
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