Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lab Tour
- Lecture/ Briefing
- Open House
- Press Briefing
- Radio Show
- Other: Science cafè
- Other: Italian Brain Bee
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- Middle school students(6-8)
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
We organized: 2 conferences: “Somatic symptoms of depression” and “Recent developments in dementia research: diagnosis and prevention” 1 science cafè: “Racial laws, three continents and a happy ending: the discovery of the nervous growth factor” and “Do we really have two brains? ” 1 round table: “When words are lost: stories of aphasia” the regional competition of the Italian Brain Bee 1 radio transmission of 2:15 hours 1 day of open labs. Every year we offer a program like this and it is wery well welcome by everybody. As a matter of fact, we are requested to publisch the program in great advance, so that people from outside Trieste can come. Feedback from local media is almost daily and several interviews are done to the speakers.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
- Press Release/Media Advisory
- Social Media
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:
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About The Brain
- Brain-shaped Erasers
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Fact Sheets
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?
BAW is a routine event in Trieste and people really waits for it. Thanks to it, neuroscientist are known and invited to many different events
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