The FENS Forum 2022 features a series of Special Interest Events (SiE) designed to support you in your career. Topics explored include: present and future challenges in training and mentoring, career paths opened by a neuroscience background and understanding how to get your papers published.

SiE06 – Why should I publish my paper in a society-owned journal?

10 July, 12:00-12:45

How can you get your paper published? The editors of EJN, the official journal of FENS, and Neuroscience, the official journal of IBRO, will take you through the submission process and explain the importance of publishing in a society journal.


SiE05 – Hands-on neuroscience training – What’s next?

10 July, 12:00-12:45

How can current approaches to neuroscience training can be improved to tackle present and future challenges? The panellists will start the discussion based on the answers received to this survey (deadline to answer: 20 June 2022).


SiE13 – Neuroscience careers – ask the experts

12 July, 12:00-12:45

Which career paths are available after studying neuroscience? Hear from a panel of experts, all with a neuroscience background.


SiE16 – The ERC, funding support for investigator-driven research in Europe

12 July, 12:00-13:00

Find out more about the European Research Council grant scheme and how you can benefit from its funding.The European Research Council (ERC) is an organisation from the European Commission that funds excellence in research.


SiE18 – NENS Graduate School Fair

12 July, 15:30-17:30

Join us at the NENS Graduate School Fair! Open throughout the Forum, you will be able to find out more about what the attending PhD and MSc school programmes have to offer. Don’t miss the live event on 12 July where school representatives and students will share their experiences and best practices!


SiE19 – Mentoring during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

12 July, 18:45-20:30

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected mentorship? Which lessons can be learned from this difficult time?


You might also want to check:

SE04 – European Neuroscience Conference by Doctoral Students (ENCODS) – Working across scales in Neuroscience

7 & 8 July – 10:00-17:00


NE03 (workshop) – Speed-neurodating: an innovative workshop aimed at students to meet young and consolidated neuroscientists

9 July, 19:00-20:30


NE04 – Networking, training and funding opportunities in neuroscience

10 July, 18:45-20:30