MA Cognitive Science Aix-Marseille University

New MA in Cognitive Science Aix-Marseille University Opening in September 2018! Supported by the Institute of Language, Communication and the Brain, MaSCo, the MA in Cognitive Science of Aix-Marseille University, provides an advanced knowledge on human cognition, as well as a technological and methodological expertise in evaluation, analysis and modelling of cognitive processes, with cerebral Read more about MA Cognitive Science Aix-Marseille University[…]

PhD and postdoc positions in France

*2 PhD grants and 2 postdoc positions (2-year)* *at Aix-Marseille/Avignon *on Language, Communication and the Brain* The Center of Excellence on Brain and Language (BLRI, and the Institute of Language, Communication and the Brain (ILCB, ) award : – *2 PhD grants (3-year)* on any topic that falls within the area of language, Read more about PhD and postdoc positions in France[…]

BAW-Addiction Education Posters

As part of our Brain Awareness Week initiatives, SANS would like to share these addiction education posters that can be put up at schools, doctors rooms or community centres. If you feel inspired to translate the posters into an African language and design more African specific illustrations, please contact There are fantastic prizes up Read more about BAW-Addiction Education Posters[…]

Call for Mentors in Mental Health Research

SANS, in partnership with the Society of Neuroscientists of Africa (SONA), has launched the Neuroscience Mentorship and Capacity Development Program which aims to build capacity in the field of mental health research in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. Please take a look at the call for mentors for more information and get involved Read more about Call for Mentors in Mental Health Research[…]


SANS & PSSA Workshop: Early-Career Researchers Navigating Academe

20 places still available for this Saturday’s workshop! Early-Career Researchers Navigating Academe Welcoming all early-career researchers in the Biological Sciences and allied fields of research. Whether you are a postgraduate student, postdoctoral fellow or principal investigator, this workshop will offer you valuable insight into some of the more obfuscated aspects of academia. The aim of Read more about SANS & PSSA Workshop: Early-Career Researchers Navigating Academe[…]

Free online course on Cellular Neurophysiology, 3rd October

Aix-Marseille University and INSERM invite you to take the free online course (MOOC) entitled “Cellular Neurophysiology: how neurons communicate” (in English), by C. Hammond, starting October 3rd, 2017. Information and free registration on the France Université Numérique (FUN) platform:

THE HISTORY OF NEUROSCIENCE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA-Brain Matters Seminar by Prof Viv Russell 20 April

The first seminar in the Brain Matters Series will be on the History of Neuroscience in southern Africa by  Prof Vivienne Russell from the University of Cape Town. This seminar will take place on Thursday 20 April at the Wits School of Public Health. Please see attached invite She will also facilitate a Q&A session Read more about THE HISTORY OF NEUROSCIENCE IN SOUTHERN AFRICA-Brain Matters Seminar by Prof Viv Russell 20 April[…]

Happy Brain Awareness Week!

This week (13-19 March 2017) is Brain Awareness Week! This awesome initiative is an international celebration of the brain, organised by the DANA foundation, that aims to increase knowledge about the brain as well as the value of neuroscience research.  As part of SANS’ mission to foster interest in the brain and provide a means Read more about Happy Brain Awareness Week![…]