Brain Awareness Week

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INSTITUTO DE NEUROCIENCIAS, UMH-CSIC

Organized by:
INSTITUTO DE NEUROCIENCIAS, UMH-CSIC

Participating Organizations:
-Neurobiology Chair "Remedios Caro Almela"-Universidad Miguel Hernández-Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas-Sociedad Española de Neurociencia- SENC-Federation of European Neuroscience Societies- FENS-Club Información-Leica Microsistemas-Instituto Murciano de Investigación Biosanitaria- IMIB

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

5

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Open House
  • Symposium

Target Audiences:

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

Approximate Number of People Reached:

950

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The opening of 2015 BAW organized by the Neuroscience Institute- IN, was held in Club Información conducted by the UMH Vicechancelor, Manuel Jordán, and the Neuroscience Institute Director, Juan Lerma. The Round table "Brain and Society: Education and Neuroscience" by Prof. Ignacio Morgado from Barcelona University UAB, and Prof. Jose Antº Corral, from Middle education institute La Foia de Elche, both exposed the advantages of applying neuroscience knowlegde and tolos to the educational system. At the Institute of Neuroscience, two talks "Animal models for Research" and "Our Brain" were given every day during the 3 openday exhibition which were fully attended. We implemented eleven interactive Stands showing all the tools used to understand the brain function at the Institute (genetics, electrophysiology, visual sensory illusions and different experimental models normally used in Brain research, General public enjoyed all the explanations and demonstrations from 60 scientific volunteers led by Dr. Diego Echevarria. This BAW edition 2015 We received a total number of 950 visitors from different ages (between children from 5 years old to pensioners)

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

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

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Press reléase and Social Media (Twitter and Facebook). We think their range is wider

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:

  • none

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

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

http://in.umh.es/paginas_particulares/SemanaCerebro/BAW2015/BAW2015Fotos/index.html

Contact Name:

Contact Details

Contact Phone:

+34965919220

Contact Email:

secr.in@umh.es

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