Universidade José do Rosário Vellano

Organized by:
Universidade José do Rosário Vellano

Participating Organizations:

Universidade José do Rosário Vellano e Universidade Federal de Alfenas

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Lecture/ Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We present a lecture to high school students about neuroanatomy and physiology and neural embryology. We use based on a very important topic in the current Brazilian health : microcephaly and its association with Guillain- Barré . Thus , we draw the attention of students to the formation and functioning of the brain . They were administered 3 classes at different schools. We note that in this way , students felt more motivated and interested to study neurosciences . We conclude our goal.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

The use of social media was more successful due to the access to the target audience


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:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research

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

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research Fact Sheets

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

  • Activities/Experiments

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

  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

The immediate result of this event was the interest of students in neurosciences . Thus, we took questions and indicate ways to study

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

We conclude that to make a successful event, it is necessary to find the best way to promote it to the target audience

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

The facebook information was very useful and necessary . We suggest that this means of disseminating grow increasingly .

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Contact Information

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