Brain Awareness Week

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Sch. of Vet. Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences

Organized by:
Sch. of Vet. Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences

Participating Organizations:
Hellenic Society for Neurosciences, Art School of Thessaloniki

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

3

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Other: Book presentation
  • Other: Music performance

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Other
  • Other: 37243.25

Approximate Number of People Reached:

350

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Presentations at the Art School of Thessaloniki (two events, two consecutive days): This event was a one-day in depth presentation of the brain. Almost 150 students of the Art School of Thessaloniki (Lyceum) and another 150 students (high School) the next day, attended the event which included lectures and musical presentation. The opening talk was given by Mrs. Athina Rallis, Director of the Art School of Thessaloniki followed by a short presentation by Asst. Prof. Anastasia Tsingotjidou, School of Veterinary Medicine, Fac. of Health Sciences, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki on BAW's activities in Greece and worldwide. Ass. Prof. M. Margariti, with her speech "The Brain: the moderator of our lives "informed the students of the brain, its functions and abilities. Students asked questions and discussed topics that emerged from the presentation. The event closed with a musical performance with compositions by musician Manos Kourtis especially for this event, played by himself and Aris Geladaras in electric guitars: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_4Kdx7me0M&feature=youtu.be

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Social Media

Other Publicity Methods:

personal communication

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media was the most successful way of advertising the event, because this is the new way that people are informed about events the latest years.

Resources

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

The two events presented at the Art School were very interesting to the students since at the end of the talks was a number of questions and there was a fruitful conversation. This way Hellenic Society for Neurosciences was advertised through BAW events. At the book presentation of "Women and Neurosciences in Greece" the audience get to know a sex related issue through another spectrum: Neurosciences.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

I was not aware of the BAW Facebook page. I will look into it.

Event Photos

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Anastasia Tsingotjidou

Contact Phone:

+302310999941

Contact Email:

astsing@vet.auth.gr

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