Conference Grants

The JBC encourages its members and their students, to promote the awareness of brain research, through the organization of symposiums and workshops. 

The JBC is provides funding for: 

  • Partial support for a faculty member initiated workshop or program.  
  • Full support for the funding of an international conference/workshop in Brain Research, organized completely by doctoral/post-doctoral students.

JBC Member Initiated Conference

The JBC encourages its members to promote the awareness of brain research, through the organization of symposiums and workshops.  The JBC will partially support, (up to $2500), a faculty member initiated workshop or program.

 Request for JBC Workshop Support

  • Name and Affiliation of JBC Member:
  • Type and Name of Event
  • Date and Location
  • Abstract and Goals 
  • List of Confirmed Speakers
  • Tentative Program
  • Detailed Budget 
  • Additional Resources

 To Apply:  Please e-mail Cheryl at the Jerusalem Brain Community: email: cherylc@savion.huji.ac.il  or Tel: 02-549-4204

Closing Date: Year Round

 

 

 

 

Student-Initiated Workshop

The Jerusalem Brain Community (JBC) aims to encourage future generations of brain researchers (graduate and postdoctoral students) to create and develop new links, with local and international researchers in the various fields of brain studies. As part of our mission, the JBC supports annually, a workshop organized by students

Workshop Grant-$35,000

In addition, each of the students of the winning application, will be awarded a travel scholarship of $1,000, to attend an international conference, related to their research topic

The student organizers are limited to three and preferably from different areas of study

The topic of the workshop must be related to understanding the brain and its different functions

Preference will be given to topics that involve interdisciplinary fields

The conference will be held over in Jerusalem, in December 2018 

The conference will be held over three days

The number of speakers from abroad is limited to 10 guests

Application Guidelines:

A short description (up to two pages) that includes

Title, explanation of the general topic and a list of the specific themes

The target audience, and the relevance of the conference at this time point

A list of invited speakers from Israel and abroad including affiliation, lecture title and contribution to a specific theme

Written, tentative consent of lecturers to join the conference

 

All the documents should be sent by December 31 , 2017 to the email address:  jbc@mail.huji.ac.il