Universidade de Caxias do Sul

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Universidade de Caxias do Sul

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We had three lectures in three days. All lectures were delivered by professors from our university. The activities held were: – As Neurociências Aplicadas à Reabilitação Traumato-Ortopédica e Esportiva – Prof. Leandro Viçosa Bonetti (“Neurosciences applied to orthopedic-traumatic and sports rehabilitation”); – Novas Perspectivas e Avanços da Pesquisa em Reabilitação Neurofuncional – Prof. Raquel Saccani (“New perspectives and advances in neurofunctional rehabilitation research”); – As Neurociências e o Conceito de Culpabilidade – Prof. Lucas Fürstenau de Oliveira (“Neurosciences and the concept of Culpability”).

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media. We used Facebook as the platform to publicize the event and had enormous reach.


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:

  • none

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

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Web site banner

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

With the BAW at our university, we have aroused even more our students interests in neurosciences and brain study.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Quotable comments which capture successful aspects of your event(s):

We had full attendance in all three days. A packed auditorium.

Event Photos

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Lucas Furstenau de Oliveira

Contact Phone:

+55 51 9997 2725

Contact Email:


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