Brain Awareness Week
Brain Awareness Week Grantee Interview: Rossana C. Zepeda and Claudia Juárez-Portilla
Rossana Citlali Zepeda, Ph.D., and Claudia Juárez-Portilla, Ph.D., are neuroscientists and faculty members of Universidad Veracruzana’s Biomedical Research Center in Mexico. For the past several years, they have been coordinating a series of free, public events for Brain Awareness Week, to shed light on the importance of neuroscience research and knowledge about the brain. Their […]
Brain Awareness Week Grantee Interview: Adejoke Elizabeth Memudu, Ph.D.
In Edo State, Nigeria, Dr. Memudu and colleagues scheduled some Brain Awareness events in a cascade: starting the discussion on a radio show in the morning and ending with an in-person discussion in the evening.
Why Do You Participate in Brain Awareness Week? With Roland Pochet, Ph.D.
Belgian neuroscientist Roland Pochet is a Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives member who was awarded the Dana/EDAB Special Lifetime Achievement Award for Outreach on Behalf of Brain Research at the 2018 FENS Forum. He has participated in #BrainWeek for more than 20 years, organizing events around the country, including the European Parliament.
Why Do You Participate in Brain Awareness Week? With Gwladys Temkou Ngoupaye, Ph.D.
Gwladys Temkou Ngoupaye, Ph.D., shares a personal story of convincing a reluctant secondary school manager to let the Cameroon Association for Neuroscience teach students about drug addiction, and the positive response she and her colleagues received afterwards.
Dana Foundation Launches New Outreach Grants for Brain Awareness WeekSubmissions will open in October to U.S. and Canadian Partners
The Dana Foundation will launch a grants program in October to support Brain Awareness Week outreach activities in the U.S. and Canada. Held around the world in mid-March, the annual campaign attracts hundreds of partners each year who plan and perform these activities with the goal of fostering public enthusiasm and support for brain science. The program is modeled on the successful Federation of European Neuroscience Societies and International Brain Research Organization Brain Awareness Week grants programs, also funded by the Foundation.