Programs and Events

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Getting ready for Brain Awareness Week? Check out some of our fun activities.
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March 10-16 is Brain Awareness Week, and nearly 1,000 public events will be held around the world. If you live in the New York City area and want to get in on the action, you’re in luck, because there’s seriously something for everyone.
  • The Dana Foundation
Brain Awareness Week (BAW)—March 10-16—is less than two months away, and brain enthusiasts around the world are busy preparing for the excitement.
  • The Dana Foundation
Get ideas for new Brain Awareness activities and learn best practices for planning and running successful events in this webinar for BAW first-timers and dedicated supporters.&
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  • 53 min
Now in it’s the third year, the Dana Foundation is once again calling on the future neuroscientists of America to submit their most creative brain experiment ideas to the “Design a Brain Experiment Competition.
  • The Dana Foundation
This is the week that neuroscientists get their geek on – for real. When neuroscientists get the chance to show off their neuro-passion, the cortex knows no limits!
  • The Dana Foundation
Each March since 1996, neuroscientists around the world have ventured out of their labs and into schools, museums and malls to share their knowledge and interest about brain research. What causes this exodus out of the lab? Brain Awareness Week!
  • The Dana Foundation
In a previous blog post, I described programs available to high school students who wanted to experience life in a neuroscience research laboratory. Research opportunities also exist for college undergraduate students but they are sometimes difficult to find.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
The public craves information about neuroscience.
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Challenge students' understanding of the brain through a live Q&A competition. Participate in regional bees for the chance to compete at the national and international levels.
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Celebrate the brain year-round with interactive events and community outreach. Brain Awareness Week is March 12-18, 2018.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.