Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- School Program
- High School students(9-12)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
-Neuroscience Colloquium - Lectures and debates in the university, focused on contemporary neuroscience topics -Open Practical Lab - Practical activities on neuroanatomy and lectures on mental disorders for high school students -Workshop on the neurobiology of drug addiction - A three-day workshop and seminar for health professionals and caregivers on the neurobiological bases of drug addiction -NeuroCine - Screening of movies followed by debates on neuroscience topics
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Press Release/Media Advisory
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- BAW Certificate of Participation
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- Fact Sheets
- Lesson Plans
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
- BAW Poster
- BAW Web site banner
- BAW Participation Certificate
- BAW Facebook Cover Photo
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
The actions with elder's groups and mental health workers strengthened ties between the university and the general public, suggesting ways in which neuroscience research can impact professional practice
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