Organized by:

Participating Organizations:

SONEP – Sociedad para la Neurociencia del Perú UPCH – Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia LABNEURO – Laboratorio de Neurociencia y Comportamiento

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Lab Tour

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Brain Awareness Week 2018 Lima, Perú was an excellent event to reach many people interested in brain evolution, care, research and application in biomedical and social sciences. This was the opportunity to give basics, middle and advanced knowlegdes about human brain in our society. The conferences were excellent and reached the goals in the assistant people because the speakers was neuroscientist of Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. The Labtour gave the opportunity to general public to visit the Neuroscience and Behavior Laboratory of Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia to know the work made about neuroscience research in Perú.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

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

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social Media, because bring us the opportunity to reach all our public in Lima and Perú interested in brain knwolegde and neuroscience with more econmy and efficience.


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

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

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research Fact Sheets

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

  • Activities/Experiments

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?

BAW bring the community the opportunity to get in the neuroscience world. We see more interesting in the event, but we think major results could be see in middle and long term.

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

We think that material support will be ideal for promotion and diffusion of the event. Also, videos in spanish, 3d animation and Live Streaming could be a ideal way to attract people to science.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Yes, we need more support of videos in spanish language.

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Contact Information

BAW Website:


Contact Name:

Doris Caballero

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

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