Brain Awareness Week

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University of Bucharest

Organized by:
University of Bucharest

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

9

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

1700

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The Youth for Youth edition of My Curious Brain was a successful event, marking the fourth edition that was hosted by the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences, Department of Psychology, University of Bucharest, Romania. The event was organized with the contribution of the students from the Laboratory of Cognitive Clinical Sciences from the University of Bucharest and lead by Dr. Ioana Podina (http://laboratorstiintecognitiveclinice.ro/). The audience was comprised predominantly of students. Hence, the name Youth for Youth. The event brought together specialists from various fields (psychologists, researchers, experts in neuroscience, biology, and ethology). My Curious Brain was organized on three levels dedicated to (a) cognitive science, (b) neuroscience and (c) ethology. The variety offered by the event attracted approximately 400 interested individuals. Thus, My Curious Brain has achieved its goal of bringing information about the most important advances in cognitive science and neuroscience. It was visible online via its dedicated Facebook page – totaling 1707 likes & 1723 followers. News about the event were promoted on the radio (ex: www.rfi.ro), on the web page of the University of Bucharest and the Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology. The materials provided by the www.dana.org were used as template for the event’s promotional materials. Given the increasing visibility of “My Curious Brain” from the first to the Youth for Youth edition that was the fourth, we can definitely state that the participants have a better understanding of what FENS represents. Pictures from the event can be accessed on the event’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/constientizareacreierului/ )

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

We believe that Social Media was the most useful means of publicity.

Resources

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

  • BAW Certificate of Participation

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

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster

Feedback & Keys to Success

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

https://www.facebook.com/constientizareacreierului/

Contact Name:

Podina Ioana

Contact Phone:

+40746367186

Contact Email:

ioana.r.podina@gmail.com

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