Brain Awareness Week

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Universidad de Caldas

Organized by:
Universidad de Caldas

Participating Organizations:
Sponsoring offices inside Universidad de Caldas: Vicerrectoria de Investigaciones y Posgrados and Decanatura de la Facultad de Ciencias para la Salud

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

8

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Lab Tour
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • Other
  • Press Briefing
  • Other: Video projection

Target Audiences:

  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

20

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

BAW 2017 in Universidad de Caldas was about Santiago Felipe Ramon y Cajal, who is considered the “father of neuroscience”. The activities began at may 2nd, just to coincide with Ramon y Cajal´s birthday and with the date of the very first Ramon y Cajal´s publication of his discoveries in the field of neuroscience using the “Reazione Nera”. The main activities were lectures and conferences about the life and work of Ramon y Cajal, which were complemented with two lab tours. The main goal was to show that the genius of Ramon y Cajal was a product of his perseverance and hardwork.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Mailings
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Social Media

Resources

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

  • BAW Certificate of Participation

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

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Web site banner

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

The main benefit from our participation in BAW was the feeling of being part of a global community of scientist dedicated to share their knowledge about the brain. Our organization strengthened its internal leadership in the neuroscience field and our local community had access to first-hand information about the dawn of modern neuroscience.

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Alejandro Vera

Contact Phone:

(+) 57 3007910831

Contact Email:

alejandro.vera@ucaldas.edu.co

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