Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- General Public
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
The University of Iowa Neuroscience PhD Program hosted a Research Day with keynote speaker, faculty speakers, student poster session, and outreach to local private undergraduate institutions. Objectives were to provide research knowledge from a top-level keynote speaker, showcase new faculty members to the program, provide a science communication forum via a poster session, and engage area institutions as a potential outreach/recruiting effort. All objectives were met.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
Other Publicity Methods:
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
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:
- BAW Stickers
- BAW Pencils and Erasers
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- Fact Sheets
- New Puzzles/Games
- New Coloring Sheets
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos