Universidade Federal do Vale do São Francisco

Organized by:
Universidade Federal do Vale do São Francisco

Participating Organizations:

Universidade Federal do Vale do São FranciscoGrupo de CronobiologiaGrupo de Pesquisa em Neurociência e Psicologia Experimental do Vale do São FranciscoGrupo de Pesquisa em Plasticidade NeuromotoraNeuroligaLiga da Dor

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Symposium
  • Workshop
  • Other: Virtual Reality Games

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The lectures occurred as a Symposium format. The general public attended. We exposed some illustrative posters in a public park, offering basic information about sleep, social jet lag, epilepsy, strokes, etc. Beside it, we played some virtual reality games with the population.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

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

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social Media


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

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

The general population is overwhelmed with the basic information we tell them. It is very gratifying to inform simple strategies that make their life better.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


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Contact Information

BAW Website:


Contact Name:

Bruna Koike

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:


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