Brain Awareness Week

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Universidad de Quintana Roo

Organized by:
Universidad de Quintana Roo

Participating Organizations:

Mexico City Chapter of Society for Neuroscience

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

4

Year:

2021

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • High school students (9-12)
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

259

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We organized online conferences on different areas of neuroscience. Speakers were both from our university and from other institutions.

Moreover, we organized (also online) a poster contest where university students presented their works on different neuroscience topics.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media (including facebook and whatsapp) were the most reliable methods, given the number of persons that can be reached through them.

Resources

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

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

A better understanding of the importance of brain function in different aspects of life.

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

It is important to inform the speakers of the profile of the audience, in order for them to be able to adequately talk to the public.

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Luis Núñez-Jaramillo

Contact Phone:

+529838350300 ext 241

Contact Email:

lnunez@uqroo.edu.mx

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