Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lab Tour
- Lecture/ Briefing
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- Patients & Caregivers
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
As president of the newly formed Serbian Brain Council I organized an open panel "Advocacy in neuroscience" with colleagues from the Executive board. The visit although organized was modest but the discussion was lively. Also as the head of Center for laser microscopy at the Faculty of Biology I organized lab visits for students and high school pupils. I also gave a talk with my PhD student Stefan Stamenkovic. "Use of synchrotron light in neurobiology".
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
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:
- BAW Stickers
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
Other Downloadable Materials:
- Advocacy facts
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
- BAW Web site banner
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
We made the first public appearence of the Serbian Brain Council. The public could learn about the efforts to promote the significance of the research in neuroscience.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
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