Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
From neurons to brain networks,
Type of Events Held:
- Lab Tour
- Lecture/ Briefing
- Open House
- School Program
- General Public
- High School students(9-12)
- Middle school students(6-8)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
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:
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.
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