Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- School Program
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
A total of 15 universities and research institutes hosted a variety of day-long conferences during the BAW. Topics ranged from neuropsychiatric disorders, pain and brain imaging to cutting-edge neurotechnology and artificial intelligence. Various seminars were designed and open to all audiences but high school students were the majority. In several medical schools, show-and-tell with pathological and anatomical samples were also performed.
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:
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research Fact Sheets
- BAW Bookmark
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- Fact Sheets
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
- BAW Web site banner
- BAW LinkedIn Cover Photo
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Public education to provide an idea that brain research is critical for the society
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