Brain Awareness Week

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Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)

Organized by:
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)

Participating Organizations:
Centro de memória, Instituto do Cérebro

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

one

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • Other
  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

100

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We made a lounge on university campus so the the students and teachers could came to us to participate on the workshops. For a full-day activity, we brought games that train the brain and dare people to try it, as so we answer question about neurosciencie in our day-by-day. We aimed to make people being curious and interessed about how our brain works and the new discoveries in neuroscience. It was very nice talking about neuroscience to students of vary areas and courses.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Posters/Flyers
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

People were interested in the posters, so they came to us through it.

Resources

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

  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

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?

We were very glad when pedagogy teachers was interessed about the games we did cause they could use it at class to motivate children. Also the local media published about the event and it helps to valorize our lab works at the community.

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

How to talk about neuroscience to commom people and make them interessed about it

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Contact Details

Contact Phone:

(+55 51) 3320 3336

Contact Email:

jociane_carvalho@hotmail.com

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