Fluminense Federal University/ Biology Institute/ NuPEDEN (Núcleo de Pesquisa, Ensino, Divulgação e Extensão em Neurociências)

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Fluminense Federal University/ Biology Institute/ NuPEDEN (Núcleo de Pesquisa, Ensino, Divulgação e Extensão em Neurociências)

Participating Organizations:

Núcleo de Pesquisa, Ensino, Divulgação e Extensão em Neurociências Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia em Neuroimunomodulação Pró-reitoria de extensão da Uninversidade Federal Fluminense

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

On March 11, the Neurocine was held to promote the screening of a film, followed by discussion with professionals from different areas. The activity took place in the auditorium of the Faculty of Economics of UFF. Due to the theme chosen for X Brain Week “Neurosciences and Education”, the film “It’s Kind of a Funny Story” (Universal Pictures-2010) was shown. After the film was shown, there was a multidisciplinary roundtable to discuss the topics covered in the film, which was attended by Fátima Erthal (UFRJ), a specialist in human behavior researcher, Terezinha Resende (Clínica Arte Ser), clinical psychologist; and Helena Pereira (UFF), professor / researcher and specialist in the dissemination of science. The speakers answered questions from the audience, composed of high school students, teachers, pedagogical coordinators of five public schools and one, private.

Event Planning & Publicity

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  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social Media


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