Registration open for the online workshop on: “Running a Brain Awareness Week event in 2021”

25 November 2020


25 November, 2020 in FENS News

FENS is organising an online workshop to provide useful tips for those who are interested in organising a Brain Awareness Week (BAW) event in 2021.

Running a Brain Awareness Week event in 2021

The online workshop “Running a Brain Awareness Week event in 2021” will provide participants with useful tips to plan an event for Brain Awareness Week 2021, from writing a successful BAW proposal to running an engaging outreach event, both online and in-person.

Registration now closed.


9 December 2020 – 15:00-16:00 CET


– Welcome and introduction – Richard Roche
– Brain Awareness Week: presentation and tips for submitting a successful proposal- Małgorzata Kossut
– Tips for running an engaging event online – Inbar Caspi
– Examples of funded projects – Marta Quatorze and Richard Roche
– Q&A session

– Chair: Richard Roche, FENS Communication Committee and BAW Awardee (IE)
– Małgorzata Kossut, EDAB-Dana Foundation (PL)
– Inbar Caspi, FENS Forum Manager (IL)
– Marta Quatorze, BAW Awardee 2020 (PT)


Free workshop but registration is mandatory (on a first-come, first-served basis). 
Registration deadline: 7 December 2020.

Register to the workshop

This workshop is the first in a series of online workshops which will focus on the practicalities of science communication and offering concrete advice for the development of high-quality outreach events and activities. These workshops are organised by FENS with the support of the Dana Foundation.