Eastern Mediterranean University

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Eastern Mediterranean University

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Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum

Target Audiences:

  • High school students (9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Organized for the second time this year under the leadership of EMU Faculty of Medicine in the TRNC, the theme of the “Brain Awareness Week” this year was “Nobel awards, our brain and our senses”. The interesting history of Nobel, the discovery of sensory receptors, which also received the 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine, and interesting presentations about the senses were given in this online seminar by Faculty of Medicine faculty members Prof. Dr. Ethem Gelir, Assoc. Dr. Amber Eker Bakkaloğlu and Dr. Gülcem Altınoğlu on April 13, 2022. High school students also contributed to the seminar with their interesting questions. Young people were also presented with certificates of participation after the seminar.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media and mails


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

  • Certificate of Participation

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

  • New Fact Sheets
  • New Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

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

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

The faculty members who are interested in neuroscience and take part in seminar also introduce themselves before the event. This may also inspire the participants future plans on neuroscience. Additionally, being with young high school students induces the faculty members’ excitement.

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

Participants liked the illusion videos in the seminar.

Event Photos

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Event brochure

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A scene from online seminar

Contact Information

BAW Website:


Contact Name:

Amber Eker

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Contact Email:


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