Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- General Public
- High school students (9-12)
- Middle school students (6-8)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
100/EVENT. 10,000 ACCESSMENTS AT YOUTUBE
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Interactive lectures were given by professors and graduate students, with topics including memory and learning, awareness, language, influence of physical exercise and microbiota in the brain, school for students with disabilities, learning process in the pandemic, effect of mercury in the nervous system, mental health and biological rhythms in social isolation, neurological effects of SARS-COV2, and the nature of human neurons. Brain Week culminated with the homage to Prof. Iván Izquierdo, from the Brain Institute of PUC / RS, and Prof. Matilde Achaval from Graduate Program in Neuroscience and Department of Morphological Sciences, ICBS, UFRGS. We had a 100 viewers per event, about ten thousand visualizations on youtube, and more than a thousand subscriptions on the youtube channel.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
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- New Puzzles/Games
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?
The event brought the university closer to the society. The feedback of the audience was very positive and inspiring.
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