Leif Rune Skymoen will from 2015 be the CEO of the company that has bought the Takeda Nycomed production plant in Elverum, Norway.

On the 14th of November, NNN organized a meeting about Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in multiple sclerosis together with Forskningsenheten for Nevrofag at Domus Medica in Oslo.

PhD candidates from four different Norwegian universities met in Oslo 5-6 November for the first National innovation workshop for PhD candidates in neuroscience. The event was jointly organized by NNN and the Norwegian Research School in Neuroscience (NRSN). 

NNN would like to congratulate professor Kenneth Hugdahl for receiving The Research Council of Norway’s award for 2014, Møbius Prize, for outstanding research. Hugdahl is leader of Bergen fMRI group at the University of Bergen. 

The journal Nature has declared this the decade of psychiatric disorders. Leading neuroscientists, including our own Nobel laureate Edvard Moser, believe the greatest breakthroughs in neuroscience will come in psychiatry. 

On the 16th of October, 85 participants gathered at Statens Hus in Trondheim for the NNN Memory Symposium - a day with basic, clinical and industrial memory research in focus. 

Friday Oct 10th neuroscience is one of the topics discussed at Skavlan, Scandinavia’s largest TV talk show, as Oxford Professor Susan Greenfield pays a visit. Greenfield has strong connections to NNN. 

​The Government of Norway launched their first State Budget on October 8th. Overall, we are very pleased with the Government’s will for innovation and knowledge.