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Feb 24,2015
The Journal of Neuroscience and eNeuro have both implemented the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY) license, starting at the beginning of this year.
Feb 20,2015
Read advocacy news from the week of Feb. 20, 2015.
Feb 13,2015
Read advocacy news from the week of Feb. 13, 2015.  
Feb 13,2015
Plan to attend this webinar on February 24 to learn how the committees and subcommittees involved in neuroscience play a role in your advocacy efforts.
2015 Brain Bee finalists with Ben Walker, assistant professor of psychology at Georgetown University.
Feb 11,2015
High school students from the Washington, DC, metro area tested their knowledge about the brain and nervous system during the regional Brain Bee.
Feb 10,2015
Delivered to four members of Congress, the letter expresses support for the work being conducted at NIH.
Feb 06,2015
Read advocacy news from the week of Feb. 6, 2015.  
SfN Hill Day
Feb 03,2015
For almost a decade, neuroscientists have visited members of Congress each year during SfN’s Capitol Hill Day to express their support for U.S. science funding.
Children create brain hats during a Brain Awareness Week event in Kansas City.
Feb 03,2015
For the past two decades, organizations around the world have increased public awareness about the benefits of brain research by hosting educational activities for people of all ages during Brain Awareness Week.
Despite recieving a low-fat diet after weaning, monkeys whose mothers consumed a high-fat diet during gestation and lactation show a greater preference for food high in fat and sugar early in life. Courtesy, with permission: Heidi Rivera, Oregon Health and Science University.
Feb 03,2015
According to the most recent reports by the World Health Organization, more than 1.4 billion adults worldwide are overweight and 500 million are obese. Obesity is a major risk factor for a variety of diseases, including some that affect the brain.
Neuroscience 2014 poster session
Feb 02,2015
More than 31,200 neuroscientists came together for the world’s largest meeting on scientific discovery related to the brain and nervous system.
NINDS Acting Director Walter Koroshetz
Feb 02,2015
Walter Koroshetz became acting director of NINDS in October 2014 and discusses the challenges and future for the institute.
Jan 30,2015
Read advocacy news from the week of Jan. 30, 2015.
Jan 28,2015
During its fall meeting, SfN Council reflected on the success of Neuroscience 2014, with its more than 31,000 attendees and rich and diverse scientific program, and met with committees to review key accomplishments and discuss strategic priorities.
SfN President Steve Hyman
Jan 28,2015
In addition to conducting research, teaching, and writing, neuroscientists must also spend time advocating for the field.
Jan 23,2015
Read advocacy news from the week of Jan. 23, 2015.
Dora Angelaki
Jan 22,2015

Dora Angelaki officially began her tenure as editor-in-chief ofThe Journal of Neuroscience on January 1.

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Jan 21,2015
Longtime SfN member and leader John Morrison took the helm as editor-in-chief of on January 1. 
Jan 16,2015
Read advocacy news from the week of Jan. 16, 2015.
Jan 09,2015
- Science advocates decry lack of representation in Congress
- Pyne steps back on grants audit
- Brainstormers: Obama’s big research push kicks off with a meeting of the minds
- Hopkins president Daniels urges investment in 'next generation of science'
- Where are Canada's PhDs employed?
- Limiting rest is found to help young concussion patients
- UK science is excelling, but are we funding the wrong projects?
- For better brain health, reason to celebrate
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