IBRO Pan-Europe Regional Committee (IBRO-PERC) and FENS are delighted to announce the awardees selected to attend the NENS course “Diffusion MR Imaging: from physics to brain networks”, as part of the program FENS/IBRO-PERC Slots in NENS Courses. The course will take place between 19-26 February 2024, at the Lemanic Neuroscience Doctoral School (LNDS), in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Developed by FENS and IBRO-PERC, the ‘Slots in NENS courses’ program aims to support MSc and PhD neuroscience students currently studying in Europe to broaden their knowledge and acquire international experience by participating in short courses organized by the NENS schools.

The FENS/IBRO-PERC awardees are:

Name Institution Country of residence
Alexandra Santos School of Medicine of University of Minho Portugal
Francesca Cavicchiolo Université Libre de Bruxelles Belgium
Manfredi Alberti Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics Germany
Andrea Atanasov University of Belgrade Serbia


IBRO-PERC and FENS warmly congratulate the awardees and extend their best wishes for a successful experience.

About the FENS/IBRO-PERC Slots in NENS Courses

FENS and IBRO-PERC provide stipends of 750 EUR for Master and/or PhD students based in Europe interested in attending the yearly awarded NENS courses. Through these stipends FENS and IBRO-PERC aim to encourage and promote the international experience of students*.

* Students who are currently residing or studying in the country where the NENS course takes place are not eligible for a FENS and IBRO-PERC stipend for that specific course.

Check out the next eligible courses here.


About FENS

Founded in 1998, the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), one of IBRO’s 92 member societies, is the main organization for neuroscience in Europe. It currently represents 44 national and single-discipline neuroscience societies across 33 European countries and more than 22,000 member scientists.