University of Mississippi/School of Applied Sciences

Organized by:
University of Mississippi/School of Applied Sciences

Participating Organizations:

Office of Research and Sponsor Programs, College of Liberal Arts, School of Applied Sciences, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Graduate School, Neuroscience Minor

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The main goal of this event was to promote neuroscience interest and research in the University of Mississippi Oxford campus

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

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

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

emails and social media


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:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain
  • BAW Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

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

  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Web site banner

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

People get to Know DANA foundation and also other neuroscience organizations and their efforts to disseminate critical thinking about the brain. People are looking forward to next year event and other events are organized around our BAW events : Oxford Science Cafe Neuroscience

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

It is very important that the event is not very specialized or technical. Invited speakers need to be warned about that.

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

Contact Name:

Alberto del Arco

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

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