Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lab Tour
- General Public
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
In the event of Brain Awareness Week, we had the opportunity to bring the community knowledge of neuroscience and global trends on brain research. During the event we have Master Conferences, LabTours to laboratory specialized in neuroscience and neuroanatomy workshops applied to various areas of specialization of social sciences. Issues such as the beginnings of neuroscience and neural bases theory Santiago Ramon y Cajal treated. Also areas of specialization as Brain Computer Interfaces, Neuromarketing, Emotions, Nutrition, Evolutión and Complex Systems.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
- 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:
Other Dana Foundation Materials Distributed:
- because DANA not distribute promotional materials in our country (Peru).
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research Downloads
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- Fact Sheets
- Lesson Plans
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
- BAW Logos
- BAW Web site banner
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
The event offers us the opportunity to make known knowledge of neuroscience and brain to a lot of people who do not have access to this type of information in our country.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Delivery of promotional material would be important to make tangible knowledge and to take home in physical form, it is very effective and appreciated in our country.
Did/do you like our Facebook page?
Was the information provided on Facebook useful?
The use of video is always very helpful. It is ideal to have videos and printed materials in Spanish.
Quotable comments which capture successful aspects of your event(s):
Bringing knowledge about the brain to many people who do not have the opportunity to access these issues in our country. Many professionals from various fields become interested in understanding the brain.