Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
1 event featuring three faculty lectures, meet and greet with grad students and postdoctoral associates, who shared their projects.
Type of Events Held:
- Open House
- Social Media Campaign
- General Public
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Community welcome where attendees could meet with eight graduate students, two postdoctoral fellows and faculty scientists, including a viewing of actual human brain specimens.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
- Press Release/Media Advisory
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Adults' Fact Sheets
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Fact Sheets
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 interaction with community members demystifies what we do at the Research Institute and builds fond relationships.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Involve faculty and students to create the event.