EANS Research Course 2017 


**This event is now over.**

It is planned to hold th 2018 EANS Research Course on the day preceding the EANS Young Neurousrgeons' Meeting in April 2018. Details to be announced as soon as they are avialable.

Some quote from this year's Research Coures:

"If I'd attended this Course before starting my PhD it would have saved me half a year!"

"Attending this course as I start on my research has been invaluable."


The 2017 EANS Research Course took place on 6 April 2017 at De Bazel, Vijzelstraat 32, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Please click HERE for the preliminary programme.


Course Summary:

The Course will start with an introduction to neurosurgical research by EANS Research Committee Chair, Radoslaw Rola, followed by sessions on how to finance your research, the importance of a research question, and how to critically review a trial / paper.

Workshop 2 after lunch is on how to define a hypothesis, and Workshop 3 on how to wrie a project. The afternoon sessions take us through data collection, analysis and statistics, and how to submit a paper, including a session from Acta Neurochirurgica Editor, Tiit Mathiesen on the review process from the Editor's point of view.

The day concludes with a workshop on how to make an oral presentation.

The day features a mix of didactic lectures, interactive workshops and group discussions. It will provide a thorough and practical grounding in the essentials of neurosurgical research.



Lorenzo Bello (Italy)
Jeroen Boogaarts (The Netherlands)
Angelos Kolias (UK)
Miikka Korja (Finland)
Tiit Mathiesen (Sweden)
Florian Ringel (Germany)
Radoslaw Rola (Poland)
Guy Rosenthal (Israel)
Eric Schmidt (France) 
Jan Willem Berkelbach van der Sprenkel (The Netherlands) 


Registration Information:

EANS Research Course fee for for both EANS members and non-members: €125.

This includes subsistence during the day. Accommodation is not included.

Registration for both the EANS Research Course + 7th Annual EANS Young Neurosurgeons' Meeting: The Spinal Cord (click HERE for details): 

EANS Individual Member: €475 
Non member: €525 

Tickets for the Course Dinner can be purchased at the time of registration for €30.


Cancellation policy:

  • up to 4 weeks before the Course: Full refund
  • up to 1 week before the course: Refund of 50% of course fee
  • less than 1 week before the course: No refund



The EANS Research Course was granted 5 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).



For further information please contact liz.derow@eans.org.


EANS Research Course 2016


Please click HERE to find a report from last year's EANS Research Course, held jointly with the BNRG in Cambridge, UK.



Watch a lecture on the importance of reserach in Neurosurgery: Please click HERE to access a presentation given by EANS President (then Secretary), André Grotenhuis, at the EANS Training Course in Krakow 2013.

The material is available on our online learning resource, the EANS Academy. All EANS members have free and unrestricted access to the Academy. If you are not an EANS member and interested in accessing the Academy please contact liz.derow@eans.org.