Brain Awareness Week 2016

17 January 2016

FENS News, Society & Partner News

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

  1. Battaglini, Piero Paolo (University of Trieste, Italy): Settimana del Cervello 2016 (Brain Awareness Week 2016);
  2. Baxa, Monika (Czech Huntington Association, Czech Republic): Neurodegenerative Diseases around us;
  3. Boland, Barry (University College Cork, Ireland): Neurological Disorders Across the Spectrum of Life;
  4. Bosler, Olivier (CNRS/Aix-Marseille University, France): The brain’s life span: from embryo to old age;
  5. Castro-Caldas, Margarida (iMed.ULisboa, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Portugal): Brain Awareness Week 2016: Discover the brain!;
  6. Deli, Maria  (Institute of Biophysics, Szeged, Hungary): Drugs and Our Brain;
  7. Echevarria, Diego (Instituto de Neurociencias, Spain): Experimental Models for Understanding Brain Function;
  8. Franke, Margret (Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin, Germany): Brain Awareness Week Berlin 2016;
  9. Gąsiewski, Tomasz (The Brain! Foundation, Warsaw, Poland): The Brain Day 2016 in Warsaw;
  10. Gasparyan, Arsen (Young Biologists Association NGO, Yerevan, Armenia): “Meet your brain” public campaign;
  11. Glover, Joel (University of Oslo, Department of Molecular Medicine, Oslo, Norway): Brain plasticity: public lectures and podcasts in Norway;
  12. Golubovic, Bahrija (Association of Medical Students “MEDICUS”, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina): Tuzla Brain Week – The Brain and Growing up;
  13. Guillazo Blanch, Gemma (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Institut de Neurociències, Spain): Brain Awareness Week at the INC-UAB;
  14. Jovanovic, Ksenija (National Hospital for Paraplegics, Department of Experimental Neurology, Toledo, Spain): Savour Toledo -Brain Awareness Week Toledo 2016;
  15. Klimaschewski, Lars (Medical University Innsbruck, Department of Neuroanatomy, Austria): “Im Reich der Sinne – in the Realm of the Senses”;
  16. Kostovic, Ivica (Croatian Institute for Brain Research, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia): Born to be empathetic  (Neurobiology of empathy);
  17. Kulikova, Sofya (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Empirical Studies, Perm, Russia): BRAIN: Let’s get acquainted;
  18. Kurnaz, Isil (Gebze Technical University, Kocaeli, Turkey): Our Brain – Brain Awareness Week 2016 Activity for 5-11 year-old students in Greater Istanbul Area;
  19. Le Brun, Isabelle (Grenoble Institut of Neurosciences, France): “Creativity, this is inside the head!”  (“La créativité, c’est dans la tête!”);
  20. Long-Smith, Caitriona (University College Cork, Anatomy and Neuroscience Department, Ireland): “Healthy Brain Aging – Tús Maith Leath na hOibre” (A good start is half the work);
  21. Madarász, Emilia (Inst. of Experimental Medicine of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary): Explore the scientific bases of behaviour!;
  22. Matkovič, Andraž (Institute of Pathophysiology, Ljubljana, Slovenia): Brain Awareness Week 2016: Neurodiversity;
  23. Podina, Ioana (University of Bucharest, Psychology Department, Romania): My Curious Brain – Second Edition;
  24. Pyza, Elzbieta (Jagiellonian University, Department of Cell Biology and Imaging, Institute of Zoology, Krakow, Poland): “Mysteries of the brain” – lectures, discussions and exhibits;
  25. Richter Levin, Gal (University of Haifa, Sagol Department of Neurobiology Department of Psychology,Haifa, Israel): Brain Awareness Week in Israel;
  26. Robinson, Emma (University of Bristol, Department of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, Bristol, UK): Bristol Neuroscience Festival;
  27. Rovere, Carole (Institute of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, CNRS, Valbonne, France): The brain in its environment;
  28. Rowe, Paula (City University London, Department of Psychology, London, UK): Heroes of Neurons; Brains at Work;
  29. Sengul, Gulgun (Ege University, School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy, Izmir, Turkey): Brain Awareness Week Activities of the Neuroscience Society of Turkey (NST) – A Journey into the Brain;
  30. Šimić, Nataša (University of Zadar, Department of Psychology, Croatia): Our Brain Stories;
  31. Sørensen, Thomas Alrik (Aalborg University, Department for Communication and Psychology, Denmark): Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience Brain Awareness Week;
  32. Stamatakis, Antonios (University of Athens, Greece): A. Brain in motion; B. Depression in life and art; C. Understanding the brain; D. Learning through reward; E. A School Day for the Brain. “The brain….What? How? Why?”; F. Little Brain-Researchers
  33. Stankovic, Slobodan (Students’ Neuroscience Society of Serbian Neuroscience Society, Belgrade, Serbia): Sense the Brain;
  34. Varela Amaral, Sara (CNC.IBILI: CNC – Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology & IBILI – Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Life Sciences, University of Coimbra, Portugal): Brain Facts and Research 4 everyone;
  35. Zagrean, Ana-Maria (Medical School, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Department of Physiology and Fundamental Neuroscience, Bucharest, Romania): Romanian brain-match: neuroscientists versus society;
  36. Zappalà, Giuseppe (CentroScienza Onlus, Torino, Italy): Are we really free?The neuroscience of liberty and free will.