Brain Awareness Week

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Saint Petersburg State University

Organized by:
Saint Petersburg State University

Participating Organizations:
The Medical-Biological Research-Industrial Complex CYTOMED, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

From neurons to brain networks,

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Lab Tour
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Open House
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

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

Approximate Number of People Reached:

250

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

During BAW in Saint Petersburg State University we held special Conference devoted to discussion of modern achievements in Neuroscience. The unique approach of our BAW activities consists in real opportunity for school students to prepare and present the results of their own investigation. The best works are choosing by Organizing Committee of the Conference, and winners of the competition are invited to present their works to the wide audience. For young scientists there is the unique chance to get the opinion about their research from leading specialists and discuss scientific problems with them. The short description of 2016 BAW Conference is as follows: First day: Lectures on modern achievements in neuroscience, read by the leading scientists. Second day. Excursions to the Biotechnology Resource Center and to Pavlov's Memorial Museum. Master class for biology teachers. Third day. Presentation by school students their scientific reports, diplomas for winners, intellectual games and a popular science films.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website

Resources

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:

  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • More Mindbogglers!
  • BAW Stickers

Other Dana Foundation Materials Distributed:

  • "Neuroscience: the Science of the Brain" in rissian

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

  • BAW Bookmark
  • BAW Certificate of Participation

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

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

We are trying to include in the conference activities children with restricted abilities by correspondence participation and by organizing special retreats lectures.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

Yes

Event Photos

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

http://www.bio.spbu.ru/students_and_teachers/brainweek/

Contact Name:

Anna Volnova

Contact Phone:

+7(812)3289772

Contact Email:

anna_neuro@yahoo.com

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