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

NSI membership now due + NSI Travel Bursaries for FENS2020

Neuroscience Ireland membership for 2020 is now due for renewal – click here to renew   NSI membership gives you full membership of FENS with their significant associated benefits including ...

NSI December Newsletter

Its been a busy few months since our last newsletter. NSI has developed a video highlighting some of the outreach activities for 2019, the NSI social gathering at SfN was a huge ...

Screening of “Mood Atlas” at NUI Galway

Ishka Films and National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway present ‘Mood Atlas’ screening Saturday December 14th at 3pm at the O’Donoghue Theatre on NUI Galway campus. This short film describes ...

NSI Outreach and Public Engagement 2019

Profs Áine Kelly and Richard Roche in conjunction with Tiger Media, have created this short video highlighting some of the outreach and public engagement activities the Neuroscience Ireland have been ...

Dr Cora O’Neil and Dr Claire McCoy – the newest members of NSI Council

We would like to welcome Dr Cora O’Neil, UCC and Dr Claire McCoy, RCSI onto the Neuroscience Ireland governing council. Dr. Cora O’Neill is Vice-Head of the School of Biochemistry ...

NSI Travel Bursary Awardees

Neuroscience Ireland provides bursaries for young Neuroscience Ireland Members (PhD students or postdoctoral researchers) to attend international conferences each year. The NSI travel bursary awardees for Autumn 2019 are: Zuzana ...
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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