YOUNG INVESTIGATOR TRAINING PROGRAMME
FENS and the Sociedad Española de Neurociencia have organized, for graduate students and post-doctorate investigators, the Young Investigator Training Programme (YITP), a series of exciting events for those attending the FENS Forum in Barcelona!
Don’t miss these events! Register soon!
Grants for young investigators
FENS, IBRO, FENS member societies or SfN propose travel grants to attend the FENS Forum 2012
... see grants
For those interested in YITP summer research stays in Spanish laboratories, there are also grants available to cover living expenses (see below).
SPONSORS: CONNECT WITH YOUNG INVESTIGATORS!
Is your company or organization looking to hire highly qualified young scientists and researchers?
If so, there are multiple opportunities at the FENS Forum 2012 to connect with young investigators and promote your company / organization and the job opportunities that you may have available.
YITP summer research stays in Spanish laboratories
Take the opportunity to organise a short research stay in one of the leading Spanish Neuroscience Labs before or after participating in the FENS forum 2012. More than 90 teams are ready to welcome you.
Applications are now closed.
>> List of selected applicants
July 13, 2012
Professional development satellite symposium
A day-long Professional development symposium in Barcelona, focused on science communication, leadership and professional skills, specifically oriented to PhD students and young post-doctoral fellows.
July 10-13, 2012
YITP short course: ISN Advanced School in New Approaches in Glial Cell Research
The International Society for Neurochemistry, in collaboration with the Spanish Glial Network, offers a school covering new methodologies for the study of glial cells, and recent advances in glial cell function in development, synaptic function and CNS pathologies.
July 15, 14:00–15:30
Experts will describe their research techniques and accomplishments in a personal context/ informal environment that offers participants a behind-the-scenes look at factors influencing the expert's work.
… more information (new)
July 15, 18:45–20:00
"Building your career": a NENS workshop
This workshop will bring together scientific and industrial partners, who will provide insight into the opportunities for career development in areas outside of academic research.
July 16, 11:30–14:30 and July 17
“Building your career”: "Chance to meet"
Talk directly to representatives from Drug, Industrial and Biotech companies as well as Academic and Public Institutions who will present career and training opportunities available.
Students activities at the FENS Forum 2012
Don’t ever miss
- the Jump the FENS party, reserved to all young scientists under age 99,
- the scientific photography and video contests (Art, people and science in a snapshot: “Scientific phenomena” and “The lab through your eyes”)
- the Neurorock contest (Bring your band to the Science Rock Party!)
… more on the Students website