Connecting European Neuroscience

Brain Awareness Week 2021

FENS is happy to announce that, thanks to the Dana Foundation grant, 33 BAW projects held in 20 countries are funded in 2021.

FENS warmly congratulates the grant winners!

From the 64 applications (coming from 26 different countries) submitted, the following BAW events (listed by country) were selected for funding:

1. Que se passe-t-il quand le cerveau dégénère ? - Alessandra K. Cardozo (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)

2. Brain Matters for young and old - Ann Van Der Jeugd (Leuven Brain Institute, Belgium)

3. Semaine du Cerveau 2021 - Martine Vanherck (Uliege ( network), BBC, Belgium)

4. Tuzla Brain Week - Edina Sejdin (Medical Faculty in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

5. Brain in digital form - Zrinko Baričević (University of Rijeka, Croatia)

6. Fearless Brain Project - Linda Lusic Kalcina (University of Split School of Medicine, Croatia)

7. Týden Mozku (Week Of The Brain) - Josef Syka (Centre for Joint Activities of the Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic)

8. Healthy Brain – Connected Brain. A video project - Andrei Rodionov (Helsinki University Hospital, Finland)

9. Cérébrum - Simona Celebrini (CNRS, France)

10. The Touchable Brain: an immersion into how the brain senses - Ian Stewart (EDGE Neuroscience-Art e.V., Germany)

11. Online events of the Hellenic Society for Neurosciences during Brain Awareness Week 2021 - Panagiotis Politis (Hellenic Society for Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens, Greece)

12. Is seeing, feeling, hearing believing? Using multisensory illusions as an educational tool on human perception and brain function - Argiro Vatakis (Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Greece)

13. Rise up and walk! - From neurodegeneration to neurorobotics - Zsófia Hoyk (Biological Research Centre, Hungary)

14. Opening a window on the brain - Neuroscience in the public space - Attila Sik (University of Pécs, Hungary)

15. Music Consciousness: How visual we are compare to synaesthetes? - Svetlana Rudenko (Technological University Dublin, Ireland)

16. How our brain innovates thinking (HOBIT) - Dionigi Mattia Gagliardi (Numero Cromatico, Italy)

17. Physical Exercise and the Brain
 - Giuseppe Zappala (CentroScienza, Italy)

18. Brain Days in Tri-City (Dni Mózgu w Trójmieście) - Wojciech Glac (University of Gdansk, Poland)

19. Scientific Conference for Children "Do you know your brain?" - Karolina Kosno-Basińska (Zespół Szkół Prywatnych, Poland)

20. Brain Time - Marta Quatorze Correia (CIBB (CNC and iCBR), Portugal)

21. Neuroscientists on-demand - Daniel Ribeiro (Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal)

22. Brain States-Different Dimensions of Consciousness - Patricia Popovici (Scientific Organisation of Medical Students, Romania)

23. BAW - Brain health - Cristina Vladau (Asociatia Pacientilor cu Afectiuni Neurodegenerative, Romania)

24. Brain and sleep - Lyudmila Korostovtseva (Almazov National Medical Research Centre, Russia)

25. 8th St.-Petersburg Brain Awareness Week “The Power of Genes” - Irina Sukhotina (Pavlov First St.-Petersburg State Medical University, Russia)

26. Train Through Your Brain - Let's Take a Look! - Milorad Dragic (Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade, Serbia)

27. Ten pillars of Neuroscience - Stefan Jakovljevic (Stedent section of Serbian Neuroscience Society, Serbia)

28. XVIII BAW in Murcia. Times of COVID: a syndemic perspective of the brain and mental's functions - Maria-Trinidad Herrero (University of Murcia, Spain)

29. Discovering Neuroscience through the screen: Online Brain Awareness Week at the Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos - Hugo Vara Rivera (Hospital Nacional de Parapléjicos, Spain)

30. Is anxiety the brain's sworn enemy ? - Cherine Fahim (Endoxa Neuroscience, Switzerland)

31. BAW@BIPH - Brain Days at Bogomoletz Institute - Andrii Cherninskyi (Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology, Ukraine)

32. Neuron Safari - Richard Fitzpatrick (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

33. Virtual British Brain Bee 2021 - Martyna Petrulyte (British Brain Bee, United Kingdom)


To know how brain research was celebrated in Europe in 2020, have a look at the past BAW Projects funded by FENS and the Dana Foundation.

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