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Dynamite in my Brain 2

ORGANIZED BY:
Neuroscience Research Group-ABUAD

Event Date + Time:
March 24, 2021 3:00 pm - March 26, 2021 3:00 pm

Event Location:
Afe Babalola Way, Km. 8.5, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria

Venue Name:
Afe Babalola University and neighboring secondary schools Directions

About This Event


Event Description:

Proposed date 24th -26th March 2021:
Day 1: 24th March 2021: Brain Awareness Week Campaign In ABUAD
The group will conduct a roadshow on campus and in the main city of Ado Ekiti to create awareness about the week.
Day 2: 25th March 2021: Brain Bee Competition and Lectures
Brain Bee Competition: Two students from the selected Secondary schools would represent each school in the Brain Bee competition in order to prepare the best students for the International Brain Bee competition. The Brain BeeCompetition as part of our 2021 Brain Awareness Campaign program is planned towards creating awareness about neuroscience by preparing the mind of young students for their careers and a good future in choosing neuroscience as a career and the winner will be given a substantial award.
Day 3: 26th March 2021: Lectures
There will be seminars on the last day delivered by various guest speakers who will be speaking on different given topics through a PowerPoint presentation. This will be conducted both in ABUAD and the selected secondary schools. About5000 participants are expected to attend the lecture. Some brain specimens and models will be made available to the participants to enable them to appreciate the organ and some books and erasers (DANA’s brain model) will also be giving to them.
A symposium focused on Mobilization of grants and fundings for Neuroscience research in Southwest Nigeria.
Our Goal:  The group is set to create massive awareness among students in various institutions across the State and the Country at large and brainstorming opportunities on the way forward in funding mobilization for Neuroscience research. This would be achieved by making provision for brain specimens and models for the students and for proper orientation about the brain and neuroscience at large while neuro researchers also have effective deliberations and strategic planning on sourcing funds.
Expected Outcome: At the end of the year 2021 BAW campaign, 5000 participants including both teachers and students in both secondary and tertiary levels Ekiti state, Nigeria would have been reached.

Type(s) of Event:

Brain Bee, Brain Fair, Conference/Forum, Lecture/Briefing, School Program, Social Media Campaign, Symposium

Audiences:

Elementary school students (1-5), General Public, High school students (9-12), Middle school students (6-8), Professionals, University students

Required Registration?

No

Organizer’s Details


Organizing Institution:

Neuroscience Research Group-ABUAD

Sponsoring Institutions:

IBRO/Dana foundation

Contact Information:

Name: Akele Richard

Phone: +2348065610289

Email: akeler@abuad.edu.ng

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