Universidade Federal do Pará

Organized by:
Universidade Federal do Pará

Participating Organizations:

Faculdade de Fisioterapia e Terapia Ocupacional (FFTO), Sociedade Brasileira de Neurociências e Comportamento (SBNEC)

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

4

Year:

2022

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/Briefing
  • Online/Virtual
  • School Program
  • Social Media Campaign

Target Audiences:

  • High school students (9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

120

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We proposed a challenge to the people who follow our profile on Instagram (@reabnaamazonia). We challenge to practice any type of exercise (it could be running, cycling, walking on the treadmill, training at the gym…). Then, with the completion of the activity, they had to post a photo on Instagram with the hashtag #1KMUFPA and tag our profile. In addition, we visited a public school and presented dynamics related to balance to elementary school students, we explained in a didactic and playful way about the vestibular system so that the children understood what the brain week was, what the brain is, and how this will affect the vestibular system and consequently our balance.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media

Resources

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

  • Certificate of Participation

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • New Lesson Plans

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

BAW benefited our community because it promoted the dissemination of neuroscience, encouraging us to participate in the campaign. In addition, it contributed to showing children how balance in the nervous system works.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

People like to participate and be challenged, so we thought a global challenge proposed by the foundation could be very interesting.

Event Photos

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Challenge 1KM

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Challenge 1KM 2

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school program 1

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

https://www.instagram.com/reabnaamazonia/

Contact Name:

Suellen Moraes

Contact Phone:

91981312696

Contact Email:

suellen@ufpa.br

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