Brain Awareness Week

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Centro Universitario del Sur (CUSur), Universidad de Guadalajara /Planetarium and Interactive Center of Jalisco Lunaria (Guadalajara)

Organized by:
Centro Universitario del Sur (CUSur), Universidad de Guadalajara /Planetarium and Interactive Center of Jalisco Lunaria (Guadalajara)

Participating Organizations:
Institute of Neurobiology, National Autonomous University of Mexico University of Guadalajara, University Center for Biological and Agricultural Sciences, Planetarium and Interactive Center of Jalisco Lunaria (Guadalajara), Autonomous University of Ciudad Juárez (UACJ), Neuronutrition and Memory La

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

eight

Year:

2021

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Online/Virtual
  • TV Show

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • K-12 Teachers
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals
  • Seniors
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

40 thousand for facebook

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Was an event that took place via virtual Facebook that included 2 workshops, one on brain gymnastics and one on mathematics, a contest of Podcasts and informative Videos, 4 conferences around the pandemic and the brain. The youth participated in the contest so enthusiastically. Participants developed podcasts and videos images and simple explanations about selected topics of the pandemic and the brain . These podcasts and videos were presented online.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

websites - http://www.cusur.udg.mx/es/semana-del-cerebro-cusur-2021

Resources

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

  • Successful Aging & Your Brain Booklet

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • Other

Other Downloadable Materials:

  • videos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

The people, and specially the young students, knew about important aspects of brain function and structure in the pandemia, and about research that currently are developing in their city, with local researches who studied in their same schools, and who live in their same city.

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

Advance to plan, because there are a lot of schools and institutes

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

no

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

http://www.cusur.udg.mx/es/semana-del-cerebro-cusur-2021

Contact Name:

Monica Navarro Meza

Contact Phone:

+52 (341) 575 2222

Contact Email:

monica.navarro@cusur.udg.mx

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