Brain Awareness Week

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Panhellenic Bioscientists Association

Organized by:
Panhellenic Bioscientists Association

Participating Organizations:
University of Athens Ralleio High School of Pereus

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

2

Year:

2019

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)
  • Patients & Caregivers

Approximate Number of People Reached:

270

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

A talk on the effects of exposure to endocrine disruptors on brain and the endocrine system was given to an audience of ~250 high school students. The talk was followed by an open discussion with the students who participated very actively and expanded the discussion to additional themes e.g. the effects of nutrition or cell phones on brain development and function. A discussion was made with parents of elementary school children on the differences and similarities of female and male brains. Twenty parents participated in a very lively discussion.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media

Resources

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

  • New Fact Sheets
  • Activities/Experiments

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?

Young participants learned the adverse effects chemicals can have on their brain and they became more aware of preventive practices.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

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Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Antonios Stamatakis

Contact Phone:

302107461453

Contact Email:

astam@nurs.uoa.gr

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