Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lab Tour
- Lecture/ Briefing
- Open House
- Press Briefing
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- Middle school students(6-8)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
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 11~17. 13 universities, 1 research institute, and 2 brain research societies have participated. The events were held 9 cities of South Korea and more than 3000 students and adults joined the events in the forms of lectures, symposium, lab tour etc. The events were to let then 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:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
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:
Other Dana Foundation Materials Distributed:
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- BAW Bookmark
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
Other Downloadable Materials:
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 extent of appreciation of the brain research has been enhanced in the general public, which may directly solidify the platform for the brain research in Korea.
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