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  1. jNWG Symposia at the NWG Meetings (we will organize our own jNWG symposium during the next NWG Göttingen meeting in 2021 for projects of young scientist)
  2. Contributions to the Neuroforum (jNWG members are represented at the editorial board, regular contribution with articles, Breaking news winners present their projects)
  3. Contribution of young scientists to Gehirn.info
  4. “Book a young neuroscientist”, Neuroscience for kids at schools


  1. Newsletter on a regular basis (don’t worry, no spam)
  2. Annual jNWG meetings for exchange of science, skills and ideas, and to gain experience and network beyond your scientific project
  3. Online Platform for peer-to-peer collaborations and scientific knowledge sharing  (within the NWG homepage)
  4. Regular jNWG social events at the NWG meeting in Göttingen
  5. Connect to Neuroscience Societies and Laboratories all over Europe, e.g. through collaborating with the FENS Kavli Network of Excellence


  1. jNWG as a new section within the NWG (section speaker as an executive board member represents our needs and wishes within the NWG)  
  2. Breaking News symposia at the NWG meeting: jNWG members in the committee for abstract and winner election
  3. NWG meeting 2021 (as a NWG section we will be part of the program committee for the next NWG meeting)
  4. Neuroforum (e.g. contribute articles to Neuroforum; Sophie Seidenbecher and Andreas Ritzau-Jost were selected to become members of the editorial board and represent us as jNWG)


  1. Exchange of experiences from (junior-) Prof to students and Postdocs (i.e. during organized get-to-know activities during NWG meetings)
  2. Introductory symposia/workshop at the NWG meetings about methods (basics and news) applied in the projects presented in the regular NWG symposia
  3.  Soft skill workshops at the annual jNWG meetings (e.g. media training, science communication, presentation skills, mentoring or how to become a good supervisor/group leader, and more)
  4. Alternative carrier possibilities  
  5. Promote the online job market at the NWG homepage