Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- Open House
- School Program
- TV Show
- Other: City Events
- Other: Sport Events
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- Middle school students(6-8)
- University students
- Other: Pensioners
- Other: persons with special needs
Approximate Number of People Reached:
3000 and more...
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Tuzla Brain Week – TBW” is the term that we use to mark the Week of the Brain, here in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This year we celebrated the second Week of the Brain in BiH, that took part in globaly determined period from March 16th to 22nd. The preparations of the Project lasted almost a year, and the content covered all age groups, starting from pre-school age, through all levels of education, to senior citizens (retirees), and we also had a special part of the Program for persons with special needs. The objective of the Project is to raise awareness about the brain, it’s functions, the specifics of this organ, all this in an unusual way, through various forms of education, including lectures and workshops, as well as through sport and urban events. Through the Project, a special attention was drawn to “Scientific café”, which we have organized throughout the week, where we had the opportunity to listen to lectures of our colleagues from the medical faculties in the region – Zagreb, Rijeka, Osijek, Mostar, Sarajevo. During the week, a total of 40 workshops were held in various educational institutions and social – pedagogical living communities, as well as 10 sessions with different thematic, all within the main topic. TBW is a Project of the exceptional importance, achieved regional cooperation also goes in it’s favor, which speaks for itself when we talk about defining and promoting common and clear objectives, with the tendency for improvement and more promising future.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
- 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 Brain Research
- It’s Mindboggling!
- More Mindbogglers!
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
- BAW Facebook Cover Photo