Brain Awareness Week

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Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Organized by:
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Participating Organizations:
Olga Rojas PhD Misael Luna MsP Christian Curiel Lidia López Alfredo Anguiano Emma Botello Lucero Valencia, Jessica Licea Dalia Rodríguez Diana Jacobo Aline Hurtado Kenji Valencia Monserrat Morales Arely Elizalde Noé Bravo Carlos García.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1 Ludic Day, 4 Thematic Days, 21 Laboratory tours

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Lab Tour
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Other
  • Other: Videoconference

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

900

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Our event has different levels of impact, among them is that the students and the public in general know the work of the psychologist in the area of neurosciences, we also allow people to approach the places where research is done, and know the abances about the study in relation to the brain.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social Media, because a large part of the people who attended this celebration met by this means.

Resources

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
  • BAW Stickers
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • BAW Bookmark
  • Puzzles: Grades K-2
  • Lesson Plans Grades K-5

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

  • New Puzzles/Games

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

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

Brain Awareness Week plays an important role in our community, since it is often difficult to find information about the brain and scientific advances in this field. we usually bring people closer to the reality of these investigations.

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

We will try to do activities for people who study the preparatory level, since we believe that this population could benefit from knowing about all these activities.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Facebook is a huge tool to disseminate the activities we do, it has been a great help for us to have a great reach.

Contact Information

BAW Website:

https://semana-del-cerebro.webnode.mx/

Contact Name:

Christian Curiel

Contact Phone:

562-22230

Contact Email:

gio.zhriss95@gmail.com

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