Brain Awareness Week 2018

17 January 2018

FENS News, Society & Partner News

From the 76 applications (coming from 26 different European countries) submitted, the following BAW events (listed by country) were selected for funding:

1. Brain Awareness Week 2018: Life without stroke – Senik Matinyan (Yerevan State Medical University, Armenia)

2. The memory of smell – Ann Van der Jeugd (KU Leuven, Belgium)

3. Brain at Work – Pavle Valerjev (University of Zadar, Croatia)

4. Hjerneugen 2018 (Brain Awareness Week 2018) – Thomas Alrik Sørensen (Aalborg University, Denmark)

5. Brain Awareness Week/Ajutaju Nädal 2018 – Sophie Imbeault (Tallinn University, Estonia)

6. Brain and Society: the world is changing… and our brain? – Olivier Bosler (CNRS, France)

7. Brain Awareness 2018 in Paris – Laurence Lanfumey (Inserm 894, France)

8. Events for the Brain Awareness Week 2018 in Tours: About memory and learning – Yves Tillet (INRA, France)

9. The brain of the future – Carole Rovere (University of Nice Sophia Antipolis-Université Côte d’Azur, France)

10. Understand how the Brain works – Abdelhamid Benazzouz (Université de Bordeaux, France)

11. Brain Awareness Week Berlin – Margret Franke (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany)

12. Hellenic Society for Neuroscience BAW 2018 – Christina Dalla (Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece)

13. Learning and memory: brain processes and ethological/social impacts – Emilia Madarász (Institute of Experimental Medicine of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary)

14. Opening a window on the brain – Neuroscience in the public space – Emil C Toescu (University Pecs, Hungary)

15. My Amazing Brain Exhibit 2018 – Karen Doyle (National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland)

16. Technology and Neuroscience: from Homo Sapiens to Homo Tecnologicus – Giuseppe Zappala’ (CentroScienza, Italy)

17. Neuroscience bus: Brain awareness on the city bus – Rafal Rygula (Institute of Pharmacology Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)

18. Neuro-Adventures – Sara Amaral (CNC.IBILI, Portugal)

19. The wildlife of robots: taking neuroscience thinking to a rural area in the interior of Portugal – Maria Vicente (Open Science Hub, Leiden University-Municipality of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo (Portugal) & NeuroGEARS (United Kingdom), Portugal)

20. Brain Technology – The quest for human enhancement – Mihai Stancu (Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania)

21. My Curious Brain: Youth for Youth edition – Podina Ioana (University of Bucharest, Romania)

22. Smart brains – Cristian Gurzu (National College N. Balcescu, Romania)

23. The brain in psychiatric disorders – Liana Kobylinska (“Dr. Constantin Gorgos” Titan Psychiatry Hospital, Romania)

24. 5th St.-Petersburg Brain Awareness Week: “Biosensors” – Irina Sukhotina (Pavlov First St.-Petersburg State Medical University, Russia)

25. Series of public talks on neurosciences in three Russian cities organized by the Evolution Foundation – Denis Volkov (The Evolution Foundation, Russia)

26. Mind-full of Consciousness – Jelena Dragićević (Student Body of Serbian Neuroscience Society, Serbia)

27. Brain Awareness Week 2018: The World is Built on Dreams – Dolores Trol (SiNAPSA, Slovenian Association of Neuroscience, Slovenia)

28. “Luminous”: consciousness in the electrical brain – BCN Brain Awareness Week 2018 – Mara Dierssen (Center for Genomic Regulation, Spain)

29. Sinapsis 2018: when BAW is part of a festival declared Intangible Heritage of Humanity – Lucia Hipolito (University of Valencia, Spain)

30. XV BAW in Murcia: the brain, the mind and the soul – Maria Trinidad Herrero (University of Murcia, Spain)

31. Free public evening lectures and discussions on research topics ‘The Brain and its Environment’ – Nicole Schaeren-Wiemers (University of Basel, Switzerland)

32. Istanbul-Kocaeli Brain Awareness Week 2018 – Isil Kurnaz (Gebze Technical University, Turkey)

33. Brain Days for schoolchildren – Andrii Cherninskyi (Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology (NAS of Ukraine), Ukraine)

34. London Brain Bee Competition Day – Martyna Petrulyte (British Brain Bee, United Kingdom)

35. Mad Hatter Grey Matter: A Brain Awareness Week Festival in Edinburgh – Jane Haley (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)