Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Other: Poster contest about scientific dissemination
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Four conferences were presented at the University, addressing themes such as the brain of the pre-term baby, the brain of pregnante teenager, memory, and the effect of HIV on brain function. We also organized a workshop with children in a local school, developing activities to introduce neurosciences to this sector. Additionally, we performed a contest of scientific dissemination posters with neurosciences themes
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
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:
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?
The event increased awareness about the importance of neuroscience among attendees. Poster contest also encouraged students to develop abilities for scientific dissemination.
Did/do you like our Facebook page?