Brain Awareness Week

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Universidade Federal do Pará(1)

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Universidade Federal do Pará(1)

Participating Organizations:
1. Experimental Neuropharmacology Laboratory (LNE) - Biological Sciences Institute - Federal University of Para

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

5

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

200

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

During the week, we decided to go to private and public high schools from the city of Belém to lecture about myhts and truths about the brain. We presented cut scenes of the "Lucy" movie to explain them wich part is real or not real. Also, we went to private and public elementary schools to play a game called "playing with the brain", which consisted in a circuit of five games. the winner group of students won a prize.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Social Media

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

This is the second time the Experimental Neuropharmacology Lab (LNE) participates of the BAW and it's very successful. Students from all the schools we visited got so excited about the lectures and about the team lab.

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

Lectures and visitings about neurosicence in schools. This year, we decided to go to schools in order to tell them how important and beautiful neurosicence research is. Besides, events in parks around the city is a good idea, because it may reach hundreds of people of all ages

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Lucas Luz

Contact Phone:

+55 91982367523

Contact Email:

wlucasluz18@gmail.com

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