University of Patras

Organized by:
University of Patras

Participating Organizations:

Hellenic Society for Neurosciences, Research Committee of the Uiniversity of Patras, Pharma Data, Pharma Genesis, Neuroscience Network of the University of Patras , Dana Alliance for the Brain, Directorate of Secondary Education of Ilia, Homerion.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

9 events



Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Lab Tour
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Press Briefing
  • School Program
  • TV Show

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Middle school students(6-8)
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

. 1. Karpenisi: Little Brain – Researchers (01/08/2016), Presentation, discussion and brain constructions made of plasticine, tree branches and other simple materials at 3rd Primary Schools 2.Efpalio. Understanding our brain. ( 02/05/2016), A presentation by Dr. M. Margarity relevant to the structure and function of the brain at High School and Lyceum of Efpalio 3. Patras. « Brain the Known… Unknown» ( 02/24/2016), Cultural centre of Saint Sophia Church and Nafpaktiakos Association Patras, «Saint Charalampos A presentation by Dr. M. Margarity 4. Pyrgos: A School Day Seminar “THE BRAIN….WHAT? HOW? WHY? 04/02/2016 (5 schools participating/ 4th High School of Pyrgos, High School of Karatoula, 1st Lyceum of Pyrgos, 6th Primary School of Pyrgos, Lyceum of Lechena) 5.Patras: A School Day Seminar THE BRAIN….WHAT? HOW? WHY?”I Date: 03/20/2016 (10 schools participating / Model High School of the University of Patras, 2nd High School of Paralia, 5th High School of Patra, 9th High School of Patras, 15th High School of Patras, High School of Antirrio, 1st Lyceum of Naupaktos, High School of Saint Vasileios, Model Primary School of the University of Patras, 50th Primary School of Patras). 6. Primary school of Pyrgos Dirou 04/14/2016, Little Brain – Researchers 7. High school of Areopolis. 04/15/2016 « Brain the Known… Unknown» 8.. High school of Filiatra, 20/ 4/2016 « Brain the Known… Unknown» 9. . During 2016 students of 12 schools visit my Laboratory

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Mailings
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website
  • 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:

  • none

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • BAW Bookmark
  • BAW Certificate of Participation
  • Puzzles: BAW Favorites
  • Mindboggling Coloring Sheets
  • Puzzles: Grades K-2
  • Puzzles: Grades 3-5
  • Puzzles: Grades 6-8
  • Puzzles: Grades 9-12
  • Puzzles: Mindboggling Series

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

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

I am enthusiastic. i had the opportunity to participate at the brain Awareness Week 2016, since I could interact with hundreds of junior and high school students as well as interspersing the knowledge concerning the structure and function of CNS.

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Contact Information

BAW Website:


Contact Name:

Marigoula Margarity

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