Brain Awareness Week

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Korean Brain Society

Organized by:
Korean Brain Society

Participating Organizations:

Korean Brain Society, Korea Brain Research Institute, KAIST, Kyungpook National Univ., Gyeongsang National Univ., Korea Univ., Seoul National Univ., Yonsei Univ., Wonkwang Univ., Jeju National Univ., POSTECH, Hanyang Univ., Sungkyunkwan Univ. Korean Society for Comupational Neuroscience, etc.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

14

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Lab Tour
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Open House
  • Press Briefing
  • School Program
  • Symposium
  • Workshop

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:

3116

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The Korean Brain Society and Korea Brain Research Institute organized nationwide BAW events throughout the week of March 13~19. 11 universities, 1 research institute, and 2 brain research societies have participated. The events were held 8 major cities of South Korea and at leat 3116 childen and adults joind the events in the forms of lectures, symposium, exhibits, lab tour etc. The events were to let general public recognize the importance of the brain research in many angles and we believed that our goal was clearly achieved.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

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

Resources

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?

The the extent of appreciation of the brain research has been enhanced in the general public, which may idirectly solidify the platform for the brain research in Korea.

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

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Contact Name:

Sang Ki Park

Contact Phone:

82-54-279-2349

Contact Email:

skpark@postech.ac.kr

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