Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- High School students(9-12)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
During the Brain Awareness Week 2015 we have organized a Second National Conference with international participation titled: Human Machine Interface from Student-to-Student Interface (HMI from SSI’15), held on Mar 20 2015 at the School of Electrical Engineering. Program included invited lectures, poster sessions, interactive presentations and demonstrations. This year’s conference continued its tradition of being the forum for presentation of research results and experience reports aimed to motivate students, clinical partners and biomedical companies for technical aspects of neuroscience in particular. Finally, the overall goal was to improve the awareness of science and brain research in society at large. The conference gathered participants from universities and academic research institutions, and partners from the clinics for neurology and rehabilitation. Attending students were from University of Belgrade: School of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Philosophy, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Faculty of Organizational Sciences, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, and Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad. This year joint program also included the Pre-Conference Workshop “Current and Future Applications of Non-invasive and Invasive BCIs” organized by g.tec (Austria) and BMIT (Mar 19) and popular scientific demonstration “The brain waves during music listening” at the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (Mar 21)
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
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:
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
- BAW Logos
- BAW Poster
- BAW Web site banner
- BAW Participation Certificate
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
BAW events have increased student interest in biomedical engineering courses at the School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade. We have raised public awareness about neuroscience research BAW events have contributed to forming connections with other institutions and companies with interest in brain research.
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