- Republicans prep short-term funding to keep government open through Election Day - Government must double funding for innovation to compete, admits Vince Cable - Cora Marrett steps down as NSF deputy director - Funding review casting shadow over Portuguese research could cloud other countries - Senate bill backs NSF's practices and calls for big funding boost - Neuroscientists go to Washington - as advocates for science - Spark for a stagnant search - Amid growing concern over head injuries, California limits full-contact football practices - Director's blog: Mapping the risk architecture of mental disorders - Science advisers should be supported, not sacked
Learn how to develop a short but informative way to communicate your research to a non-scientific audience and read the Twitter conversation that accompanied the webinar.
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With increased pressure on funding in labs, SfN is increasing its online offerings to help neuroscientists at every career stage.
The SfN Council met May 19-20 in Washington, DC, for its annual spring meeting and discussed member values, new programming, international eligibility for officer elections, and more.
Join fellow neuroscience researchers, clinicians, and advocates in Washington, DC, on November 15-19 for Neuroscience 2014.
At the third USA Science and Engineering Festival in April in Washington, DC, SfN hosted a booth that presented hands-on science activities to hundreds of attendees.
Despite the increased risk of health problems, lost relationships, financial ruin, and even death, millions of people worldwide who suffer from drug and behavioral addictions cannot stop.
Pierre Magistretti began his three-year term as president of the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) in January 2014.
- Scientists threaten to boycott €1.2bn Human Brain Project - Discovery science powered, increasingly, by donors - On tap: Funding, elections, dysfunction - US military developing brain implants to restore memory - R.I.P Portuguese science - Consciousness on-off switch discovered deep in brain - Your brain on magic mushrooms is actually similar to dreaming, brain scan study shows - Probing brain's depth, trying to aid memory - Invest in NIH research - Not all plagiarism requires a retraction - FDA urged to update regulations for informed consent
SfN has polices in place to protect the science being presented at the meeting.
Via a "Dear Colleague" letter, NSF shares new BRAIN Initiative related funding opportunities.
Participate in SfN's first interactive webinar and learn how to develop a short but informative way to communicate your research to a non-scientific audience.
- Can Europe map the human brain? - Data check: U.S. producing more STEM graduates even without proposed initiatives - French science needs 'smarter' spending, OECD says - Secrets of the creative brain - Noninvasive brain control is real - and that's good - Q&A: Life after a PhD - Basic research still the best bet to boost S&T innovation - A thriving research sector is not just about the money
SfN congratulates its newly elected officers and councilors.
A blog post responding to an opinion piece in the British Medical Journal discusses the biases around animal studies.
- Brain wave hits California - Safety groups target brain impact of headers in soccer - CSIRO funding cuts driven by 'pure ignorance', says staff association - Record numbers apply for Horizon 2020 first-round funding - Universities in India continue animal experiments - This is the brain circuit that makes you shy - Science fiction come true: Moving a paralyzed hand with the power of thought - Fix the link where science and policy meet - Undermining a cornerstone of medical research - examining a biased commentary on animal studies
Check out the Preliminary Program for an overview of Neuroscience 2014 scientific content, as well as registration and hotel information.
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