BAW Report 2016


Organizing institution:

Escuela Nacional Preparatoria - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Other participating organizations:

Escuela Nacional Preparatoria - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

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Number of events organized during BAW:

three events

Type of BAW events held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Workshop

Target audience(s):

  • Professionals
  • Other

Other Audience:

High school students (15-19) and teachers

Approximate number of people reached:


Details of major BAW events/activities:

Brain week was held from 14 to 17 March 2016. The theme this year was: "Brain, creativity and emotions." a call for high school students involved in the development of posters both individually and in teams mentored by a professor was developed. The posters feature the popular science was to be exposed in the premises of the school to the student community with the aim of disseminating scientific different topics around creativity, emotions and brain. He attended 83. Likewise, five lectures were given by specialists from the fields of biology, psychology, medicine and neurosciences to high school students. The aim, disseminating different perspectives on topics such as the importance of sleep in emotions, brain areas, hippocampal, explanations of neurosciences on emotions, among others. Finally it conducted five workshops, where teachers worked with students in the development of anatomical models of the brain to explain hemispheric specialization, the operation of lateral thinking and creativity in the brain. It was attended by approximately 750 students participating, five speakers, 5 teachers who give a workshop, 18 advisory tearchers and 3 advisers organizers


Publicity methods used:

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

Other publicity methods:

work meetings

Which of these publicity methods was most successful?

advertisements, website and e-mails, as they provide a means for effective dissemination throughout the school.


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

greater interest on the neurosciences and the study of the brain in different areas for students

Please share any suggestions that may help others plan their BAW events:

choose the subject that your event as well as the activities that contain

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