University of Patras

Organized by:
University of Patras

Participating Organizations:

Hellenic Society for Neurosciences, Directorate of Secondary Education of Ilia, GENESIS Pharma.,

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Lab Tour
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

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

Approximate Number of People Reached:

Approximately 1

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

During February and March students of High schools (20 th Junior High School of Patras, General Lyceum of Lala, ileia, 2nd General Lyceum of Preveza, Epirus, 1st General Lyceum of Amaliada, ileia, Junior High School of Goumero, ileia, Junior High School of Goumero, 4th Junior High School of Pyrgos, etc ) had the opportunity to visit the laboratory of Human and Animal Physiology at the University of Patras. This visit was organized by Dr. M. Margarity (Associate Professor of Human and Animal Physiology at the Department of Biology at University of Patras) • The main event A School Day for the Brain, “ BRAIN. So Small …. so Great ” (Conference and Culture Center of the University of Patras, March 31st ) included oral presentations, mini theatrical, musical performances etc presented by the students of 11 schools on various subjects concerning the human brain. The specified themes has been chosen by students from a list of various subjects, suggested by their teachers in collaboration with Dr. Margarity. •

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Mailings
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Emails Social Media


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

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research Fact Sheets
  • BAW Bookmark
  • Puzzles: Grades K-2
  • Puzzles: Grades 3-5
  • Puzzles: Grades 6-8
  • Puzzles: Grades 9-12
  • Puzzles: BAW Favorites
  • Puzzles: Successful Aging & Your Brain
  • Brain Briefs Fact Sheets
  • Kids Fact Sheets Grades 3-5
  • Kids Fact Sheets Grades 6-8
  • Kids Fact Sheets Grades 9-12
  • The Five Senses Coloring Sheets

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • New Fact Sheets
  • New Lesson Plans
  • 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
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Marigoula Margarity

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