Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Social Media Campaign
- General Public
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
NOVA Medical School regularly celebrates the worldwide events related to the scientific research areas to which it is dedicated, namely biomedical and chronic diseases, in an initiative called “D Days of Science CEDOC – NMS”. The main objectives of this initiative are to disseminate the science developed at NMS, the way it is carried out and the professionals involved, while contributing to the scientific literacy of the population. As such, the contents are always prepared in simple and clear language, targeting the lay public in the biomedical field. These contents are disseminated on the social networks of the Chronic Diseases Research Centre (CEDOC) and NOVA Medical School (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube), and are associated with complementary information on the CEDOC website (http: //cedoc.unl. pt / dias-d-da-ciencia-da-nms /).
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Awareness of the scientific research that is done in this field. Sharing of how reserch is done and how our scientists work.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Videos hands-on are well received by lay people.
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