Brain Awareness Week

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Federal University of Rio grande do sul

Organized by:
Federal University of Rio grande do sul

Participating Organizations:
1. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF RIO GRANDE DO SUL 2. PONTIFICAL CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF RIO GRANDE DO SUL 3. BRAIN INSTITUTE OF RIO GRANDE DO SUL 4. FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF RIO GRANDE DO SUL 5. FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES OF PORTO ALEGRE

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

31

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Other
  • Other: SUNDAY AT THE PARK FOR ALL AGES

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Middle school students(6-8)
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

1500

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

MAR,13 WYSE A, SCIENCE, POETRY AND CREATIVITY VASCONCELOS M, STEIN D. STRESS, ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION MAR,14 LAMPERT C. SUGAR: THE MOST CONSUMED DRUG DUTRA M. SENSES. CONTRIBUTING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF REALITY CASTRO C. FORGETTING: WHY AND WHAT FOR? RASCH F, WILLHELM A. DRUG ABUSE: EFFECTS ON COGNITION AND BEHAVIOR BECKER F. A THEORY ABOUT THE ACTION OF COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT HIDALGO MP. BIOLOGICAL RHYTHMS AND HEALTH MAR,15 HAAS A, BURATTO M, DELABARY M. DANCING WITH PARKINSON: DANCE AS A COMPLEMENTARY THERAPY VIANA A. NEUROIMAGING CNS DISEASES OLIVEIRA V. EMOTIONS: HUMAN EVOLUTION. THE SEARCH OF WELL BEING GOTTFRIED C. AUTISTIC SPECTRUM DISORDER. WHERE WE ARE AND WHERE TO GO MAGALHAES G, SOARES N. LEAP MOTION CONTROLLER: VIRTUAL REALITY FOR NEUROLOGICAL REHABILITATION MARTINS I. NEUROBIOLOGY OF LOVE AND PASSION MAR,16 SCHLICHTING C. HOW DOES THE BRAIN UNDERSTAND TAP DANCING BRAGA M. NEUROSCIENCES AND FISH USE IN RESEARCH FRAGA L. STORIES ABOUT INVERTEBRATES AND NEUROSCIENCES SOUZA TM. LEARNING, MEMORY AND CONSCIOUSNESS RASIA-FILHO. HUMAN NEURON COMPLEXITY CALCAGNOTTO ME. BIRTH OF NEURONS: UNTIL WHEN IS IT POSSIBLE? MARTINS I, MATTOS H, NILTON FILHO. NEUROSCIENCES & THEATER: HUMAN MIND EXPRESSIONS MAR,17 PEREIRA N. PAINFUL MEMORIES: HOW DOES DEVELOPMENT INFLUENCE WHAT/HOW WE REMEMBER GONÇALVES C. BRAIN, BODY AND CONSCIOUSNESS ROSAT R. BRAIN AND READING CUERVO L. SINGING WITH THE BRAIN: THE MUSICAL MIND NASCIMENTO V. HOW NEUROSCIENCE AND LITERACY ZANONA Q. WHAT YOUR DOG UNDERSTANDS WHEN YOU TALK MAR,18 TASSINARI M. HOW TO REDUCE ANXIETY TATTON T. MINDFULNESS AND BRAIN GONÇALVES C, NOGUEIRA G, FERREIRA C. NEUROSCIENCES, AFFECTION AND LEARNING SUNDAY AT THE PARK FOR ALL AGES: GAMES, TESTS, MINICOURSES AND MUCH MORE!

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

FACEBOOK

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:

  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • More Mindbogglers!
  • Staying Sharp Bookmark
  • BAW Stickers

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

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
  • BAW Bookmark
  • BAW Certificate of Participation
  • Puzzles: Grades K-2
  • Puzzles: Grades 3-5
  • Puzzles: Grades 6-8
  • Puzzles: Grades 9-12
  • Puzzles: Mindboggling Series
  • Puzzles: BAW Favorites
  • Mindboggling Coloring Sheets
  • Brain Briefs Fact Sheets

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

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster
  • BAW Web site banner
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

IT IS ALWAYS A HUGE EVENT IN THE COMMUNITY ESPECIALLY IN THIS YEAR. WE ORGANIZED IN 3 DIFFERENT PLACES. MAYBE MORE THAN 1500 PEOPLE PARTICIPATED IN UFRGS BAW - PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL MANY UNDERGRAD AND GRAD STUDENTS PARTICIPATED AS VOLUNTEERS AT THE 3 BIG EVENTS (PLACES). OBSERVATION: THE MEDICAL SCHOOL PROGRAM (3RD PLACE) COULD NOT BE REGISTERED BECAUSE THERE WAS NOT ENOUGH SPACE!

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

CONGRATULATIONS TO BAW STAFF! YOU HAVE BEEN DOING A WONDERFUL JOB! AND IF SOME DAY YOU CAN SEND US ANY MORE MATERIAL AS BEFORE WE WILL THANK YOU VERY MUCH!! WE KNOW HOW DIFFICULT IT IS NOWADAYS, BUT ... ;D !!

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/events/390967304591913/

Contact Name:

Renata Rosat

Contact Phone:

+55(51)3308-3305

Contact Email:

renatarosat@gmail.com

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