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FKNE Mentoring Resources:


Perspectives on existing and emerging scientific career models in neuroscience (FENS-Kavli Scholars: Anna Beyeler and Sami El-Boustani, Eur J Neurosci. 2023 April 11

Bridging levels and model systems in neuroscience: Challenges and solutions (FENS-Kavli Scholar: Yoav Livneh, Eur J Neurosci. 2023 April 14


Postponed, non-competitive peer review for research funding (FENS-Kavli Scholar: Martin Dresler, Eur J Neurosci. 2022 September 9

Science needs strong European cohesion (FENS-Kavli Scholars: Timothy O’Leary, Tomás J. Ryan, Carolona Rezaval, Eur J Neurosci. 2022 September 9

Mentorship during the COVID-19 pandemic: Perspectives, challenges and opportunities (Sapir Sela-Vasiliu, Christoph Miehl and Hanne Huygelier, FENS-Kavli Scholars: Meital Oren-Suissa, Julijana Gjorgjieva and Celine R. Gillebert , Eur J Neurosci. 2022 August 18


 Starting and mid-career PI hurdles (recorded online event)

ALBA-FKNE live panel discussion: How to negotiate to get what you need

Towards an environmentally-friendly model for life sciences (recorded online event)


Dealing with gender-bias in neuroscience (recorded in-person event)


Writing a constructive peer review: a young PI perspective (FENS-Kavli Scholars: Belin D, Karadottir R.T. Eur J Neurosci. 2016 Oct 5. doi:10.1111/ejn.13423)

Moving on: mobility for early-career neuroscientists (FENS-Kavli Scholars: Grubb MS, Hoogenraad CC, Schwabe L, López-Bendito G. Eur J Neurosci. 2016 July 16. doi:10.1111/ejn.13339)

Balancing family with a successful career in neuroscience (FENS-Kavli Scholars: Poirazi P, Belin D, Gräff J, Hanganu-Opatz I, López-Bendito G. Eur J Neurosci. 2016 May 16. doi:10.1111/ejn.13280)

Collaboration in neuroscience: the young PI perspective (FENS-Kavli Scholars: Belin D,  Rolls A. Eur J Neurosci. 2016 March 31. doi:10.1111/ejn.13226)

Opening Up: Open access publishing, data sharing, and how they can influence your neuroscience career (FENS-Kavli Scholars: Spires-Jones TL, Poirazi P, Grubb MS. Eur J Neurosci. 2016 March 14. doi:10.1111/ejn.13234)

Getting published: How to write a successfull neuroscience paper (FENS-Kavli Scholars: Schwabe L, Lopez-Bendito G, Ribeiro C. Eur J Neurosci. 2016 Feb 23. doi:10.1111/ejn.13215)

The road to independence: How to get funding in neuroscience (FENS-Kavli Scholars: Yaksi E, Poirazi P, Hanganu-Opatz I. Eur J Neurosci. 10 January 2016 doi: 10.1111/ejn.13169)


You are not alone: Selecting your group members and leading an outstanding research team (FENS-Kavli Scholars: Hanganu-Opatz IL, Mameli M, Karadottir R.T, Spires-Jones TL. Eur J Neurosci. 2015 Oct 23. doi: 10.1111/ejn.13109)

Your ticket to independence: A guide to getting your first Principal Investigator position (FENS-Kavli Scholars:Karadottir R.T, Letzkus JJ, Mameli M, Ribeiro C. Eur J Neurosci. 2015 Aug 19. doi: 10.1111/ejn.13048 (PMID: 26286226)

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to a Neuroscience Career (Joëls M, Hoogenraad CC, PoiraziP, Di Luca M; Neuron. 2015 May 6;86(3):613-6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.04.002. (PMID: 25950630)