Brain Awareness Week

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Korean Brain Society

Organized by:
Korean Brain Society

Participating Organizations:
Korean Brain Society, Korea Brain Research Institute, Korean Society for Comupational Neuroscience, Ajou Univ., Suwon Univ., Gyeongsang National Univ., Hanyang Univ., Institute for Basic Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science Technology, Korea Univ., Kyungpook National Univ., Pohang Univ.,

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

13

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Lab Tour
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Open House
  • Press Briefing
  • Symposium
  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

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

Approximate Number of People Reached:

3000

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:

  • Emails
  • Mailings
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Posters/flyers: We reached out especially to local schools and it was successful because this method worked directly on target audiences.

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:

  • Other

Other Dana Foundation Materials Distributed:

  • N/A

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

Other Downloadable Materials:

  • N/A

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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Contact Information

BAW Website:

www.brainsociety.org

Contact Name:

Seonghee Jeong

Contact Phone:

82-2-871-1862

Contact Email:

neuro@ksbns.org

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