Providing equal access to global neuroscience


IBRO is the Global Federation of Neuroscience Societies

Grants & Training

Supporting research careers across all areas of neuroscience, through training, travel, fellowships, and events

Neuroscience: Call for Chief Editors

IBRO is seeking neuroscientists with strong motivation to taking on the editorial leadership of IBRO’s flagship journal Neuroscience

IBRO 2023 World Congress

Join us at the 11th IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience in Granada, Spain, 9-13 September 2023

IBRO Journals

Neuroscience is the flagship journal of IBRO. Established in 1976, it is a hybrid journal that features papers describing the results of original research on any aspect of the scientific study of the nervous system. There are no costs to authors to publish.

IBRO Neuroscience Reports

IBRO Neuroscience Reports is a fully open access journal that considers for publication any article that is methodologically sound, including negative data and replication studies when justified with a scientifically sound rationale.


IBRO calls for applications are published all year round for individuals and organizers in all regions

Career development

IBRO provides a broad range of funding opportunities to support neuroscience around the world

IBRO news

Fostering public engagement in neuroscience

Brain Awareness Week (BAW), a global campaign organized by the Dana Foundation, aims to foster public enthusiasm and support for neuroscience among the general public all over the world. Together with Dana, IBRO offers Brain Awareness Week Grants every year, which...

Neuroscience Capacity Accelerator Communications Toolkit

To help us spread the word about the Neuroscience Capacity Accelerator for Mental Health call for applications, we would like to ask you to further promote this exciting opportunity within your networks!  What is the Neuroscience Capacity Accelerator for Mental...

Neuroscience Capacity Accelerator for Mental Health

Open | 10 September - 24 October | This exciting new program aims to enhance neuroscience research related to mental health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs), with a focus on promoting research capacity and accelerating the potential for impactful research...

Congratulations to the Early Career Training Programme awardees!

IBRO, the Spanish Neuroscience Society, and the Early Career Training Programme Committee (ECTP) are delighted to announce the awardees of the Early Career Training Programme. The programme offered Early Career Researchers (ECRs) the opportunity to experience a...

Check out IBRO activities at the IBRO 2023 World Congress!

IBRO looks forward to meeting the global neuroscience community at the IBRO 2023 World Congress in September in Granada. Check out all the activities IBRO has planned for you and mark your calendar for these exciting events!Meet & greet at IBRO's booth The IBRO...

Obituary for Professor John G Nicholls

  With great sadness, IBRO mourns the loss of Professor John G Nicholls, who passed away on 13 July 2023. A pioneer in neurobiology research, Prof. Nicholls worked at different British and American universities, including the Universities of Oxford and Harvard....

Congratulations to the winners of the 25th International Brain Bee!

Chun Hei Tai, a 16-year-old student from Hong-Kong is the winner of the 25th International Brain Bee and the 2023 IBB World Champion. Second place went to Stanley Zhang from New Zealand and third place to Kimia Ahmadi from Iran. The World Championship took place in...

Expansion of the IBRO/Dana Foundation Brain Awareness Week grants program!

IBRO is thrilled to announce a 60% expansion of the IBRO/Dana Foundation Brain Awareness Week grants program in 2024! The increased grant from the Dana Foundation will extend the global impact of the program and enable the funding of even more outreach and engagement...

New funding opportunity: Neuroscience Capacity Accelerator for Mental Health

IBRO and Wellcome are delighted to announce a new upcoming funding opportunity, the Neuroscience Capacity Accelerator for Mental Health!  This international, collaborative capacity-building program, due to be launched on 10 September 2023, will focus on support for...

2023 International Brain Bee World Championship

The 2023 World Championship of the International Brain Bee (IBB), IBRO's partner, will take place virtually on 31 July to 5 August 2023, in conjunction with the American Psychological Association Convention in Washington, DC. Teenage students from 33 nations will come...

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