Brain Awareness Week

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Universidade Federal do Pará

Organized by:
Universidade Federal do Pará

Participating Organizations:
Faculdade de Fisioterapia e Terapia Ocupacional (FFTO), Sociedade Brasileira de Neurociências e Comportamento (SBNEC)

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

8

Year:

2021

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/Briefing
  • Online/Virtual
  • Social Media Campaign

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

40

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

First of all, we proposed a challenge to people. We challenged them to practice some exercise (could be running, cycling…) and it had to be in contact with nature. After that, if the challenge was completed, they had to post on Instagram a picture of them with some nature element and mark our profile. To complement this, we wanted to show them what was happening on their bodys during the activity that they were doing, and throughout the week, we started to spread, through dynamic lives and informative posts, the effects of physical exercises in contact with nature to our body, especially in our brain.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

The proposed challenge

Resources

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

  • Certificate of Participation

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

  • Activities/Experiments

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?

For us, BAW benefited our community because it promoted the practice of physical activities and appreciation of nature, wich in this pandemy period became rare. Besides that, it contributed to show many people how these two things together are really healthy to our brain and body, in a scientific way, but in an easy language and accessible to everyone.

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

People like to participate and being challenges, so we think that could be really interesting a global challenge proposed by the foundation.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

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Event Photos

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We challenged them to practice some exercise (could be running, cycling…) and it had to be in contact with nature (with care/ mask).

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They had to post on Instagram a picture of them with some nature element and mark our profile.

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More about challenge

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We recive a good response with this activity

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we wanted to show them what was happening on their bodys during the activity that they were doing

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Suellen Alessandra Soares de Moraes

Contact Phone:

+55 91 981312696

Contact Email:

suellen@ufpa.br

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