Brain Awareness Week

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University of Bucharest

Organized by:
University of Bucharest

Participating Organizations:
The Association Covorasul FermecatThe MIND Clinic

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

17

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • School Program
  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Middle school students(6-8)
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

1000

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

My Curious Brain was held all throughout the seven days credited to this event. It comprised of 8 lectures and 8 workshops with approximately 500 participants. This event was a premiere for its hosting institution.Therefore, it was highly visible online via Facebook – totaling approximately 1000 likes - & Wordpress. The events included several main stream entitled. Some examples in this respect are the following lectures and workshops: “Mind traps: uncovering cognitive errors”; “Rewiring your brain through positive thinking: Cognitive restructuring games”; “Curious case studies from neuroscience” . Given the high visibility of “My Curious Brain” and its main stream topics we can definitely state that the participants have a better understanding of what FENS and Brain Awareness Week represents.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

We believe that the Socia Media Channels were the most successful. Probably, because a big part of our participants were young adults and these are use to communicate via Social Media Channels.

Resources

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

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

  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games
  • New Coloring Sheets

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

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster
  • BAW Web site banner
  • BAW Participation Certificate
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

We can definitely state that the participants have a better understanding of what FENS represents.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Yes, the information provided was helpful.

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

http://constientizareacreierului.wordpress.com/https://www.facebook.com/constientizareacreierului?ref=hl

Contact Name:

Ioana R. Podina

Contact Phone:

+40746367186

Contact Email:

ioana.r.podina@gmail.com

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