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Brain Awareness Week 2020: discovering neuroscience at the Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos. Activities postponed due to the Covid-19 situation

HNP divulga, Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos

Event Date + Time:
March 16, 2020 @ 9:30 am - March 18, 2020 @ 1:30 pm

Event Location:
Carretera La Peraleda s/n, 45071, Toledo, Spain

Venue Name:
Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos Directions

About This Event

Event Description:

The Brain Awareness Week 2020 at the Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos is an outreach activity proposed by the HNP Divulga collective to show the research carried out at the Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos to a local and national audience and to demonstrate the value of research among students, focusing on the importance of neuroscience. The students of secondary schools will be guided through educational tours conceived to explain how research projects are developed and how the obtained results can improve the life of SCI patients. Besides, scientifics of the Research Unit will visit primary schools to introduce the kids to neuroscience and to show them how the brain process sensory information.With these activities, the researches want to foster vocations in the field of neuroscience among students.

Type(s) of Event:

Lab Tour, Lecture/Briefing, School Program

Other Audiences:

High school students (15-18)

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Organizer's Details

Organizing Institution(s):

HNP divulga, Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos

Sponsoring Institution(s):
Contact Information:

Name: Mª Asunción de la Barreda Manso, HNP divulga

Phone: +34 925396834


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