uio-logo-rund-smallNansen Neuroscience Network has entered a collaboration with the Centre for Entrepeneurship at the University of Oslo.

national-phd-conferencePhD candidates take full charge of planning for the 1st National PhD Conference in Neuroscience.

hjerneradet-cropped2The Norwegian Brain Council (Hjernerådet), an organization that works to generate political and public awareness on functions and diseases of the brain and the central nervous system, held their general assembly in Oslo Tuesday this week.

UiO-forskning-multipipette-smallThis month, the Norwegian government released the Research report (Forskningsmeldingen) for 2013. Long term plans for funding and tenure track positions are some of the changes to improve research quality in Norway.

DiaGenic u underNNN together with its member company DiaGenic hosted a contact meeting on March 6th with representatives from The Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry in Norway (LMI) and the University of Oslo. The topic discussed was current and future treatments and diagnostic options for dementia.

iDichotic-appThe Nansen Neuroscience Network member, Bergen fMRI group has developed a mobile app to test the brain. The app has been available on iTunes since 2011 and is featured in several hundred websites around the world.

jpnd logoTwo open JPND Joint Transnational Calls were launched in December 2012 in the field of neurodegenerative disease research, both with closing dates in the second half of March this year. A new round of calls will be launched in November or December this year.

Tromsoe sebFor 10 days scientists were gathered at the University of Tromsø for the specialized course in Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy (CLEM): 13 students and 11 instructors!