Connecting European Neuroscience

Brain Awareness Week 2015

48 applications from 23 different European countries were submitted, 29 projects in 18 different European countries were selected and could be supported by the Dana Foundation Grants.

Thanks to the dedication of the BAW event organisers, this was another successful BAW! 

 Download the report summarising the BAW projects awarded in 2015.

The following BAW projects (listed in alphabetical order by last name) were selected for funding:

1. Cavadas, Claudia (CNC.IBILI | CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology & IBILI - Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences (CNC.IBILI), University of Coimbra; Coimbra, Portugal) - The Brains Go Around the Town
2. Deli, Maria (Biological Research Centre, Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Szeged, Hungary) - The Secrets of Our Brain
3. Dierssen, Mara (Center for genomic Regulation; Barcelona, Spain) - BAW 2015: 10 Years of Exciting Neuroscience
4. Dose, Inken (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Berlin, Germany) - Brain Awareness Week Berlin
5. Echevarria, Diego (Instituto de Neurociencias. Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche; Sant Joan d'Alacant, Spain) - Basic Research Model for Understanding Brain Function
6. Galvez-Pol, Alejandro (City University London; London, United Kingdom) - Heroes of Neurons
7. Gasparyan, Arsen (Young Biologists Association NGO; Yerevan, Armenia) - Neurological diseases around us; public campaign
8. Gurzu, Cristian (National College Nicolae Balcescu; Braila, Romania) - Fast Brains
9. Jeremić, Milica (Serbian Neuroscience Society; Belgrade, Serbia) - A-Maze-ing Brain
10. Klimaschewski, Lars (Medical University Innsbruck; Innsbruck, Austria) - The functioning of the brain
11. Kljajevic, Vanja (Univeristy of the Basque Country; Vitoria , Spain) - Healthy brain across the lifespan 
12. Kristan, Lea (SiNAPSA, Slovensko društvo za nevroznanost; Ljubljana, Slovenia) - Brain Awareness Week 2015: The Backstage of Sight
13. Kukić, Ismir (Faculty of Medicine, University of Tuzla; Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina) - Brain and individuality
14. Kurnaz, Isil (GEBZE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY; Kocaeli, Turkey) - MyBrain – Brain Awareness Week 2015 Activity for Nursery School and Elementary School students in Greater Istanbul Area
15. Labak, Irena (Department of Biology, J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek; Osijek, Croatia) - Connect to communicate – communicate to connect 
16. Madarász, Emilia (Inst.of Experimental Medicine of Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Budapest, Hungary) - The Brain Awareness Day in Budapest
17. Menini, Anna (SISSA; Trieste, Italy) - Trieste Brain Awareness Week 2015 
18. Miu, Andrei (Babes-Bolyai University; Cluj-Napoca, Romania) - Emotions: From Genes to Brain
19. Mogoașe, Cristina (Babeș-Bolyai University ; Cluj-Napoca, Romania) - Mind your Brain! (second edition)
20. Panagis, George (University of Crete; Rethymno, Greece) - Brain awareness week activites of the Hellenic Society for Neurosciences
21. Podina, Ioana  (University of Bucharest; Bucharest, Romania) - My Curious Brain
22. Pyza, Elzbieta (Jagiellonian University; Krakow, Poland) - Brian Awareness Week 2015 in Krakow - New achievements in brain research
23. Radwanska, Kasia (Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology; Warsaw, Poland) - Brain Week 2015, Important questions for the XXI century
24. Rovere, Carole (Institute of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology (IPMC); Valbonne, France) - Brain and Memory
25. Saiz, Daniel (Universidad Castilla-La Mancha (Medicine School); Ciudad Real, Spain) - Brain Awareness Week of Ciudad Real
26. Salesse, Roland (INRA; Jouy-en-Josas, France) - Representation of the play "L'Encens et le Goudron" ("incense and tar") + debates
27. Sukhotina, Irina (St.-Petersburg First State Medical University; St.-Petersburg, Russia) - 2nd St.-Petersburg Brain Awareness Week “Brain Begins”
28. Thibert, Chantal (Institut Albert Bonniot INSERM U823; La Tronche Cedex, France) - Electric brain…are you connected? (FR:Cerveau électrique… ça vous branche?)
29. Tillet, Yves (Intitut National de la Recherche Agronomique; Nouzilly, France) - Brain Awareness Week 2015: Events in Tours


FENS warmly congratulates the grant winners!



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