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Instituto de Neurociencias e Comportamento

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Instituto de Neurociencias e Comportamento

Participating Organizations:

This year, the II Semana do Cérebro do INeC was a cojoint realization with the IEA-USP (Instituto de Estudos Avançados – USP). Activites were planned and conducted at the facilities of the INeC and the Campus of the University of Sao Paulo – Ribeirão Preto.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

10

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Symposium
  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

An average of 80 people for session attended our event

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We employed a number of sessions, which included lectures and practical classes, delivered by basic scientists as well as by clinical colleagues. We also included sessions devoted to Public Understanding of Neuroscience. Some activities were designed to provide experience of working in groups on problems associated with brain function, which allowed them to build on and apply information that had been presented in formal lectures. we fostered an informal environment and encouraged people in the audience to ask questions following each presentation. The lectures and conferences had an average audience of 80 people and the group working format worked well.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Emails and advertisements

Resources

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

  • Activities/Experiments

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

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

People expressed great interest in participating in the next BAW event and even asked for being informed on the planning for the organization of the next III Semana do Cérebro do INeC. The Instituto also gained more visibility in the community so that more engagement on other INeC’ activities is expected.

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

http://www.inec-usp.org/boletins

Contact Name:

Marcus Brandao

Contact Phone:

55-16-36308844

Contact Email:

inec@inec-usp.org

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