National College Nicolae Bălcescu

Organized by:
National College Nicolae Bălcescu

Participating Organizations:

County Center of Excellence
County School Inspectorate

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Brain Bee
  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/Briefing
  • School Program
  • Symposium

Target Audiences:

  • High school students (9-12)
  • K-12 Teachers
  • Middle school students (6-8)

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The objectives
• involve the students to search and discover the brain facts
• share to students, teachers and parents the ultimate in brain research
• involve the students to learn and compete into neuroscience competitions

The specific activities

14.03.2022 – BAW posters – a posters exhibition about the functional anatomy of the most important brain connections as: dopaminergic, cholinergic, serotoninergic, noradrenergic, reward and motor pathways.

15.03.2022 – BAW fact sheets – young students was prepared a classroom exhibition with fact sheets from about how the scientist study the brain, how does the exercise affect your brain, how does the brain develop, how does the brain work, the addicted brain, right brain and left brain.

16.03.2022 – Neuroset competition – the 10th edition of live competition for young students about human brain and sense. The students must answer at questions about neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and brain diseases.

17.03.2022 – Smart brain’s connections – a symposium for students and teachers it was organized in school. In the first part it was presented the functional neuroanatomy of brain connections for learning and memory. In the second part the students presented their own studies about brain connectome, brain computer interfaces, optogenetics, transcranial brain stimulation and brain waves devices.

18.03.2022 – Exploring the brain’s connections – the students of neuroscience class from county Center of Excellence has an online lecture with their own presentation about brain receptors, synaptic functions, neurotransmitters, connectivity, neuroplasticity.

19.03.2022 – Romanian Brain Bee

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media


What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Certificate of Participation
  • Adults' Fact Sheets
  • Kids' Fact Sheets Grades 6-8
  • Kids' Fact Sheets Grades 9-12

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • New Fact Sheets
  • Activities/Experiments

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

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos
  • Brain Awareness Week Editable Flyer

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Students and the local community appreciate this project because it provides an opportunity to learn about the latest research and technology developed in the field of neuroscience.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

This project offers the opportunity to constantly discover something new about the brain.

Event Photos

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BAW fact sheets – classroom exhibition

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Neuroset – competition for young students

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Smart brain’s connections – symposium for students

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Romanian Brain Bee trophy

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Romanian Brain Bee champion 2022

Contact Information

BAW Website:

Contact Name:

Cristian Gurzu

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

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