Brain Awareness Week

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NOVA Medical School

Organized by:
NOVA Medical School

Participating Organizations:
Chronic Diseases Research Centre

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2021

Type of Events Held:

  • Online/Virtual
  • Social Media Campaign

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

Over 2000

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:

  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social Media: This is most direct way to engage the public we wanted to reach.

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.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

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Video Brain Awareness Week NMS (a) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUiJTows4b0&t=311s

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Video Brain Awareness Week NMS (b) -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcGWlLUEXFA&t=75s

Contact Information

BAW Website:

http://cedoc.unl.pt/semana-mundial-do-cerebro-2021/

Contact Name:

Maria Serrano Correia

Contact Phone:

218 803 112

Contact Email:

sci.communication@nms.unl.pt

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