Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lab Tour
- Press Briefing
- School Program
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- High School students(9-12)
- Other: Nursery school event
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Neuroscience Society of Turkey made a press release on BAW distributed by Ege Ajans to 3000 news and media outlets of Turkey. Professor Piraye Kervancioglu and Professor Mustafa Orhan organized BAW activities in Gaziantep with laboratory tours to Gaziantep University Medical School Anatomy Lab for Servi Erdemoğlu Middle School and Ya-Pa Children's Club students. Each group consisting of 3-5 students, and medical school and dentistry school students accompanying them, students learned how the brain works, made paintings of the brain, and inspected brain models. Then, they were informed and made discussions on brain health,and how to keep our brains healthy..
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
- Social Media
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 The Brain
- 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
- Brain Briefs Fact Sheets
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
- BAW Web site banner
- BAW Facebook Cover Photo
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Neuroscience Society of Turkey each year organizes BAW events in different cities of Turkey. The evaluation of the student activity return on BAW 2016 was very enthusiastic..
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