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Advocacy Network

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Global Advocacy Symposium panel at Neuroscience 2013
SfN members convene on Capitol Hill to meet with their congressional representatives to discuss advances in the field of neuroscience.
SfN members play a critical role in the fight to increase research funding and promote science issues.

Join the Advocacy Network by signing in with your member account and opt in to the Advocacy Network.

The SfN Advocacy Network helps members stay informed and take action on the many issues that affect neuroscience research. As a part of the network, members receive periodic emails and newsletters to keep them updated on issues important to neuroscience. Additionally, SfN alerts members of the network when direct action is needed on a topic.

Advocacy News

Aug. 15, 2014 - This Week's Consolidation of Advocacy News

Aug 15, 2014

- UK grants Chile matching funds for program on scientific research and innovation
- International Brain Bee winner announced
- Scientists have created the most realistic fake brain tissue ever
- In the brain, memories are inextricably tied to place
- U.S. fast-tracking process toward human testing of Ebola vaccine
- Nepal 'still struggling' to harness science for development
- I believe in animal research. But it's time to draw a line

Webinar Recording Available: Communicating Your Science to the Non-Expert

Jul 25, 2014

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.

Advocacy Webinar Recording Available

Jun 16, 2014

The recording of SfN's most recent webinar, Advocacy Activities: Good for You, Your Institution, and the Field, is now available.

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Advocacy: A Global Commitment

Learn how SfN works with the international research community to build support for scientific research and why you should get involved on a local level.

Graph of NIH funding history adjusted for Biomedical Research and Development Price Index (BRDPI) as determined by NIH Office of Budget.