Organized by:

Participating Organizations:

Escola Paulista de Medicina da Universidade Federal de São Paulo Câmara de Pós-graduação e Pesquisa EPM/UNIFESP Programa de Pós-Graduação em Biologia Molecular EPM/UNIFESP Sociedade Brasileira para o Progresso da Ciência (SBPC)

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)
  • Middle school students(6-8)

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The main idea behind this initiative was to spread the importance of scientific literacy and education in the modern society, showing neuroscience as a discipline that always accompany and help us in our daily journey. Thus, BAW UNIFESP 2018 offered workshops in “The Sense Organs”, “Gross and Microscopic Brain Anatomy”, “Cognition and Memory” and “How do you Picture to Be Your Brain?” BAW UNIFESP was organized by the Molecular Neurobiology Lab and the Glicobiology Lab; with the support of Escola Paulista de Medicina da Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Câmara de Pós-graduação e Pesquisa, Programa de Pós Graduação em Biologia Molecular, Sociedade Brasileira de Neurociências e Comportamento (SBNeC) and Sociedade Brasileira para o Progresso da Ciência (SBPC)

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Calendar Listings at Schools Teachers were so important to communicate the event to families


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
  • BAW Certificate of Participation
  • The Five Senses Coloring Sheets

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

  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Coloring Sheets

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Families were interested in have more of this activities during the year, some teachers visited just to learn activities for the students

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:


Contact Name:

Lina Maria Delgado Garcia

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:


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