Brain Awareness Week

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Organized by:
BioScience Project

Participating Organizations:
Boston Public Schools Science Fair/Northeastern University

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Middle school students(6-8)
  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:

300

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Our BAW event was a table demonstration of neuroscience research-related databases and web tools at the Annual Boston Public School Science Fair held at Northeastern University. We also, disseminated materials about brain function and health.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website
  • Social Media

Other Publicity Methods:

Our demonstration was part of a larger educational event that was advertised by the Northeastern STEM group and the Boston Public School system.

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Not applicable

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
  • BAW Pencils and Erasers
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
  • Puzzles: Mindboggling Series

Other Downloadable Materials:

  • I would like more interactive visual media - videos
  • simulations etc.

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Ou rBAW event helped to educate the general public about brain function, maintenance, and neuroinformatics based research methods. We also supported the STEM/education community.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

Next year we will create an exhibit geared to middle school students because of their great interest in brain function and neuroscience related topics.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Anna Delprato

Contact Phone:

(877) 339-5703

Contact Email:

delprato@bioscienceproject.org

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