National Neurosciences Society of Romania

Organized by:
National Neurosciences Society of Romania

Participating Organizations:

Scientific Organization of Medical Students,Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania,Gymnasium School St. Elefterie no. 150, Bucharest

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

We organized six BAW2015 events.



Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Lab Tour
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Radio Show
  • School Program
  • Workshop
  • Other: competition

Target Audiences:

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

Approximate Number of People Reached:

About 300 people reached our BAW2015 events

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

BAW Opening Event on March 16, 17:00-19:00, at Carol Davila University of Medicine included talks by Ana-Maria Zagrean (12 years of BAW events in Romania), Mihai Stancu (2015-UNESCO International Year of Light), Andrei-Nicolae Vasilescu (Is my red the same as your red? How the brain paints the world), Cosmin Serban and Mihai Moldovan (Monitoring EEG reactivity to external stimuli), followed by a live experiment. Lab Open Day, March 17: school and university students actually invaded the Neuroscience lab at Carol Davila University of Medicine, and enjoyed the animated tour and live experiments. The interactive neuroscience workshop at School no. 150 ‘Sf. Elefterie’ on the theme Vision from Light to Perception, on March 18, 15:30-17:00, was organized by Ana-Maria Zagrean, Suzana Voiculescu, Ruxandra Sava and Mihai Stancu. SOMS Neuro Session: Illuminating Brains BAW Competition, on March 19th, 16:00-19:00, at Carol Davila University. SOMS awarded 3 prizes to Alina-Aurelia Lazar, Amelia Voinea and Abdallah Reda Elsayed. BAW Neuroscience Workshop with live experiment was organized by Ana-Maria Zagrean as part of a medical students’ congress on March 20, 11:00-13:00 at the Neuroscience Laboratory, Carol Davila University. BAW Conferences – Neuroscience Opening Lecture, on March 20, 17:00-20:00, in ‘George Emil Palade’ Amphitheatre at Carol Davila University. Lectures were given by Leon Zagrean, Sorin Adrian Mihalache, Marius Leordeanu, Adrian Restian and Ion Andrei Dorobantu.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

The most successful publicity methods were emails, website and the social media, reaching fast more people, keeping them informed with updated information.


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:

  • none

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

  • BAW Certificate of Participation

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

  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments

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

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Web site banner
  • BAW Participation Certificate

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Contact Information

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