Applications for the 2023 – 2027 FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence (FKNE) are now open!

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FENS 2020 grant and voucher programme

FENS and its member societies are pleased to announce the grant and voucher programme in support of member scientists to attend the FENS 2020 Virtual Forum. 800 grants of 75 ...

FENS 2020 goes Virtual – Abstract Submission and Registration open

Due to Covid-19 FENS 2020 will now be held in a virtual format. Despite the change in format, there continues to be an excellent lineup of symposium and workshops for ...

NSI Newsletter March 2020

Its been a busy few months since our last newsletter. NSI has awarded 13 Travel Bursaries for young Irish Neuroscientists to present their work at FENS 2020, there are a ...

NSI Travel Bursary Awardees to attend FENS2020

Congratulations to the following NSI members that have been awarded Travel Bursaries to Attend FENS2020. We hope you enjoy the conference. Laura Boullon from NUI Galway Caitlin Devine from University ...
The FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence (FKNE) is a dynamic and prestigious network of 30 outstanding early to mid-career European neuroscientists; 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.


For the 2023-2027 FKNE cohort, they aim to recruit 15 excellent, diverse, engaged scientists from around Europe who are:

  • early and mid-career stage neuroscientists with independent positions;
  • Neuroscientists who have completed their PhD work 4-12 years ago (Although there is no strict timing rule, and candidates who are over 12 years post-PhD will still be considered to allow for childcare considerations).

Application deadline10 April 2023 (23.00 o’clock, Brussels time)

For detailed information, eligibility and the submission form, please check the Application Procedure page.

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