Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lab Tour
- School Program
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- Middle school students(6-8)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Public seminar for >500 people on March 13th titled “Brain and stress” with three presentations by University Professors, and a poster exhibition by doctoral students. School visits to high schools and/or middle schools by doctoral students to present how the brain works and how brain research can be done. School visit of 15-year-old students to neuroscience laboratories to learn about brain research.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
- BAW Web site banner
Feedback & Keys to Success
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Recordings from the public seminar presentations are popular as not all can participate in the actual seminar.
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