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2021 Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience
Scope of the Award: Research in developmental neuroscience at the tissue and cellular levels. The scope of the Award is not limited to phenomena during fetal or developmental stages; it also includes adult neurogenesis and its biological significance and its changes resulting from aging and diseases. (As a general rule, applied studies are not included within the scope of the Award.)
Eligibility: As a general rule, researchers who have received their doctorate or comparable academic degree less than 20 years prior to the application submission deadline. (Not limited to members of the Japan Neuroscience Society.)

Application submission site opens on November 1st, 2020
Application deadline is on January 31st, 2021

ESN Neurochemistry Initiative Funding in 2021
Support towards organization of a neurochemistry-related event (international conferences, symposia, workshops, meetings) within Europe.
Application deadline: December 15th, 2020
Application forms are available at the ESN website
Further information here
MSc in Computational Biology
Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Technology
Application deadline: September 15th, 2020
Further information here
SfN2020 Awards - SfN2020 was cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak
Neuroscience 2020 (Washington DC, Oct 24-28, 2020)
Cognitive, Social and Affective Neuroscience (CoSAN) Ph.D. PROGRAM
Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome

The CoSAN Ph.D. is a multi-centre, international Ph.D. program. CoSAN seeks highly motivated applicants to investigate the neural correlates of cognitive, social and affective functions including empathy, intention and emotion understanding, joint action, cooperative and competitive behaviour, ingroup and outgroup processing and Self-Other distinction. These topics will be studied in typical, as well as in subclinical, clinical and neuropsychological participants.

Application deadline: July 23th, 2020, 02:00 p.m. (CEST)
More info on how to apply
Open Accelerator 2020 - ZCube (Zambon Group)
The 2020 Open Accelerator is looking for projects and startups focused on preferably respiratory and CNS disease fields and offering innovative solutions based on one or more of the following macro technological areas:

Application deadline: July 20th, 2020
MSc in Molecular and Translational Neuroscience
Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra
Application deadline: July 15th, 2020
Further information here
Msc in Biomedical Research
Application Deadline: July 10th, 2020
To apply please visit
More info on how to apply
Travel Award
12th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, 11-15 July 2020, Glasgow, Scotland
The Portuguese Society for Neuroscience (SPN) will support the participation of a maximum 5 Master degree or PhD students and 5 Postdoctoral fellows (Postdoc fellowship or Junior Researcher level) to present their work at the meeting.

Travel award winners:
- PhD students: Ana Abreu Duarte (UBI), Ana Raquel Costa (UBI), David Brito (University of Heidelberg)
- Postdocs: Rosa Resende (CNC), Ana Filipa Ribeiro (iMM)
Call for Symposia and Workshops for the BNA2021 Festival of Neuroscience being held 11-14 April in Brighton, UK.
Deadline March 1, 2020.
Call for Symposia for the bi-annual meeting of the German Neuroscience Society (NWG)
The call is not restricted to NWG members but addresses neuroscientists from abroad as well, and especially the European neuroscience community. Proposals from any field of neurosciences are welcome, the meeting has no topical focus. The language of the meeting is English.
Please contact central office of the NWG ( if you have questions.
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