Brain Awareness Week 2020

17 January 2020

FENS News, Society & Partner News

From the 76 applications (coming from 29 different European countries) submitted, the following BAW events (listed by country) were selected for funding:

1. The Genius Within: Discovering The Intelligence – Marina Davtyan (Yerevan State Medical University, Armenia)

2. Tuzla Brain Week – Edina Sejdin (Student Council of Medical Faculty, University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

3. Brain Awareness Week Rijeka 2020 – Zrinko Baričević (University of Rijeka, Croatia)

4. The Green Brain – Irena Pavela Banai (University of Zadar, Croatia)

5. Meet Mr. Brain – Ivana Pavlinac Dodig (University of Split School of Medicine, Croatia)

6. Brain Awareness Week 2020 in BioMag Laboratory Helsinki University Hospital: Brain Plasticity for Health and Learning – Hanna Renvall (Helsinki University Hospital, Finland)

7. To make a brain work: neurons… and what else? – Myriam Cayre (CNRS, France)

8. The Brain through the ages – Carole Rovere (University Côte d’Azur, France)

9. The Beauty of the Brain – Laurence Lanfumey (Université Paris – Inserm, France)

10. Events for the Brain Awareness Week 2020 in Tours: how neuroscience can improve education and learning – Yves Tillet (Institut national de recherche pour l’agriculture, l’alimentation et l’environnement, France)

11. Brain Awareness Week Berlin – Margret Franke (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany)

12. Hellenic Society for Neuroscience events during BAW2020: Learning about brain function from cells to human traits – Kyriaki Sidiropoulou (University of Crete, Greece)

13. Brain Awareness Days in Budapest – Normal and Abnormal Behaviour: reasons, consequences and managing – Emilia Madarász (Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungary)

14. Neuroscience for Teens: Know Your Brain – Szintia Szert (University of Debrecen, Hungary)

15. A synaesthesia concert for Brain Awareness Week – Sophie Lee (University of Limerick, Ireland)

16. The 11th edition of the Brain Awareness Week: Young Researchers discuss Neuroscience – Beatrice D’Orsi (University of Padua, Italy)

17. Neurotopia – Friederike Stephani (Erasmus MC, Netherlands)

18. How new technologies impact the brain – Kinga Szydlowska (Nencki Foundation, Poland)

19. Neuroscience for kids: Secrets of senses – Irena Nalepa (Maj Institute of Pharmacology Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)

20. Improve Brain Performance – Sandra Rebelo (University of Aveiro, Portugal)

21. Journey around the Brain – Marta Quatorze Correia (CIBB – Centre for Innovative Biomedicine and Biotechnology (CNC – Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology – and iCBR – Coimbra Institute for Clinical Biomedical Research), Portugal)

22. Explore Your Connectome – Cristian Gurzu (National College N. Balcescu, Romania)

23. 7th St.-Petersburg Brain Awareness Week – How Emotions Are Made – Irina Sukhotina (Pavlov First St.-Petersburg State Medical University, Russia)

24. Homo emoticon – Stefan Jakovljević (Student section of Serbian Neuroscience Society, Serbia)

25. Brain Awareness Week 2020: No Man is an Island – Kristina Kolle (SiNAPSA, Slovenian Neuroscience Association, Slovenia)

26. X Anniversary of Brain Awareness Week (BAW) in Ciudad Real – Javier Frontiñán (Facultad de Medicina de Ciudad Real. Universidad de Castilla la Mancha, Spain)

27. Brain Awareness Week 2020: discovering neuroscience at the Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos – M. Asunción Barreda Manso (Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos, Spain)

28. Celebrating the BAW 2020 at the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences of UPF – Mari Carmen Cebrián (Pompeu Fabra University, Spain)

29. Neuromascletà 5th Edition: Meeting Neuroscientists during Fallas Festival – Lucia Hipolito (University of Valencia, Spain)

30. From neuronal circuits to mental concepts, behavior and social relationship: free public lectures and discussion platforms on current neuroscience research topics – Anne-Catherine Feutz (University of Basel, Switzerland)

31. Brain Awareness Week Activities of the Neuroscience Society of Turkey (NST) Ege District – The Story of My Brain – Gulgun Sengul (Ege University, School of Medicine, Turkey)

32. Herstory: The Catchpole Chronicles – An opera for performers living with Parkinson’s – Amy Mallett (Snape Maltings, United Kingdom)

33. Speak red: aphasia and opera – Finn Beames (Oedipa, United Kingdom