Brain Awareness Week

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Universidade Federal Rural da Amazônia

Organized by:
Universidade Federal Rural da Amazônia

Participating Organizations:
Universidade Federal Rural da Amazônia, Sociedade Brasileira de Neurociências

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

18

Year:

2021

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Lecture/Briefing
  • Online/Virtual
  • Social Media Campaign
  • Symposium
  • Workshop

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

1,800

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The National Brain Week (SNC) aimed to publicize the advances and benefits resulting from the study of the brain promoted throughout Brazil by SBNeC and an integral part of Brain Awareness Week (BAW). The event brought together researchers from the UFRA institution - and partners - from the different fields of knowledge that work in it, relating the neurosciences in their interface with the biological sciences, language sciences, data and communication sciences, etc.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

The site was more successful, as it was there that the programming was made available, as well as the interactive activity with online games held on the last day of the event.

Resources

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

  • Certificate of Participation
  • Truth or Myth Flash Cards

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

  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

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

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos
  • Brain Awareness Week Facebook Cover Image
  • Brain Awareness Week Editable Flyer

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

The prestige that BAW has in the face of the scientific society, served for the speakers to accept to participate in the event and to give more credibility for its realization.

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

The suggestion is to prepare the event in advance, invite the speakers and make a good publicity on social networks and other means to reach a large audience.

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Event Photos

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Lecture: Color Psychology and Visual Syntax lecture (MSc. Luis Gomes)

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Lecture: Computational thinking as an aid in structuring human reasoning (MSc. Larissa Sato and MSc. Marcos Douglas da Silva Gomes)

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Short course: Language acquisition and linguistic processing (Prof. Dr. Michele Calil-UFAC / LAPAM)

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Lecture: Neuropsychology: virtual reality therapy (Prof. PhD. Ana Paula Sardinha-ICIBE / UFRA)

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Oral Communication: The Use of Neuroscience to Develop ASD Student’s Cognitive Skills (Jaqueline Birto and Prof. PhD. Ana Cleide Vieira Gomes Guimbal de Aquino – UFRA/ICIBE/PPGIA)

Contact Information

BAW Website:

https://neurocienciasufra.wordpress.com/

Contact Name:

Ana Cleide Vieira Gomes Guimbal de Aquino

Contact Phone:

55 91 985157989

Contact Email:

anaguimbal@gmail.com

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