Celebrate Brain Awareness Week on 14-20 March 2022 with FENS

14 March 2022

FENS News, Neuroscience News

FENS is celebrating Brain Awareness week across 19 countries in Europe with these 33 projects funded by FENS with the support of the Dana Foundation!

  • Care4Brain: Accelerate research, improve health!

Ann Van Der Jeugd (Leuven Brain Institute, Belgium)

Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Neuroscientists in all of us 

Sandra Stojić (ELTE PPK, Budapest, Hungary and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Mostar, BiH, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

  • The Active Brain during a Pandemic

Dr Ana Šimunić (University of Zadar, Croatia)

  • Brain myths-buster

Dr Dinko Smilovic (Croatian Institute for Brain Research, Croatia)

  • Brain-storm: a scientific journey

Dr Anne Rahbek-Damm (Biotech Research and Innovation Center, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

  • Events for the Brain Awareness Week 2022 in Tours: how art performance can improve public outreach to brain disorders

Dr Yves Tillet (INRAE, France)

  • BAW on the French Riviera, "Face to face with our brain”

Jacques Noel (University Cote d'Azur, France)

  • Brain Awareness Week Berlin (BAW Berlin)

Dr Claudia Blum (Cluster of Excellence NeuroCure, Germany)

  • Online and in-person events of the Hellenic Society for Neurosciences during Brain Awareness Week 2022

Dr Panagiotis Politis (Hellenic Society for Neuroscience, Greece)

  • Launch of Journey Through The Senses: Synaesthesia AR Gallery

Dr Svetlana Rudenko (Technological University Dublin, Ireland)

  • The BrainFM: Tuning into the Modifiable Risk Factors of Dementia

Dr Anusha Mohan and Magda Kaczmarska (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)

  • Tics, sleep, and Covid-19: An interactive event for parents and children with tic disorders in Ireland

Lisa Keenan (University College Dublin, Ireland)

  • Abuse, neglect, violence and brain damage consequences: from research to prevention

Dr Antonio Virgili (Corpo Italiano di San Lazzaro, Italy)


Dionigi Mattia (Gagliardi Quasar Institute For Advanced Design, Italy)

  • Creative Brain Week

Leva Petkute (Association Dementia Lithuania, Lithuania)

  • "Neurobiology of the COVID-19 pandemic"

Prof. Elżbieta Pyza (Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Poland)

  • The mysteries of neuroplasticity

Dr Kinga Szydlowska (Marceli Nencki Foundation for Supporting Biological Sciences, Poland)

  • Brain Days in Tri-City (Dni Mózgu w Trójmieście in Polish)

Dr Wojciech Glac (University of Gdansk, Poland)

  • Talk Neuro to me (in Portuguese: “Fala-me Neuro”)

Rui Rodrigues (Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal)

  • Brain Rail

Carolina Caetano (CIBB – Centre for Innovative Biomedicine and Biotechnology (CNC-UC – Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology of the University of Coimbra - and iCBR – Coimbra Institute for Clinical Biomedical Research, Portugal) )

  • LESS RARE - Fostering the knowledge and dissemination of Machado-Joseph Disease through ART, SCIENCE AND EDUCATION

Dr Catarina Miranda (University of Coimbra, Portugal)


Dr Cristian Gurzu (National College Nicolae Balcescu, Romania)

  • The Music of the Brain

Dr Mihai Stancu (SOMS/Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania)

  • 9th St.-Petersburg Brain Awareness Week “Signal Propagation”

Dr Irina Sukhotina (Pavlov First St.-Petersburg State Medical University, Russia)

  • The 1st neuroscience conference for children.

Dr Sofya Kulikova (HSE University, Russia)

* FENS statement on the attack on Ukraine

  • Power of the mind: The evolution of intelligence

Andrea Novaković (Student section of Serbian neuroscience society, Serbia)

  • Brain Awareness Week 2022: Embodied

Nika Jerman (SiNAPSA, Slovenian Neuroscience Association, Slovenia)

  • XI Brain Awareness Week – The Science of Brain Windmills. Organized by the Medical School of Ciudad Real.

Dr Javier Frontiñan-Rubio (University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain)

  • Do you like ice cream?

Roser Bastida Barau (Institut de Neurociències de la UAB, Spain)

  • Brain Awareness Week 2021: discovering neuroscience at the Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos

Dr Juliana Rosa (Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos, Spain)

  • Let's remove socio-economic boundaries: lighting up neurons

özge selin çevik (Mersin University, Turkey)

  • NeuroTube

Ekin Kanicioglu (Bilsem, Turkey)

  • Brain Days with Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology

Dr Andrii Cherninskyi (Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Ukraine)