University of Iowa

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University of Iowa

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Professionals
  • 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)
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website
  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

Digital signage

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Emails Posters/flyers Website


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

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

  • BAW Logos

Contact Information

BAW Website:

Contact Name:

Megan Meyer

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

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