Brain Awareness Week 2019 is Coming

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) 2019 (March 11-17) is only three months away, so it’s time to start planning your BAW activities and taking advantage of the resources we offer on the BAW website! Every March, BAW, the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research, unites the efforts of partner organizations worldwide in a week-long celebration of the brain.

During BAW, partners organize fun and fascinating activities in their communities to educate and excite people of all ages about the brain and the promise of brain research. From brain fairs to symposiums to classroom visits and film screenings, the variety of events is almost endless.


Brainy the Robot has been making the rounds during events organized by the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania since 2010.

Interested in getting involved? Visit our website to register your organization and learn more about the benefits of becoming a partner. Already a Brain Awareness Week partner? All partners can now post their events on the BAW Calendar of Events!



Many resources are available for partners worldwide including event ideas and planning tips, outreach tools, and education and science resources. There are also many downloadable materials including fact sheets and puzzles to print and share, and lesson plans to use as classroom activities.


Children and the elderly learn about dementia together during an event organized by the Dementia Care Home, Faridabad in India.

Partners can also find more tips, news, and resources on the BAW Facebook page and news from partners via Twitter, using #BrainWeek and #BrainAwarenessWeek. Stay tuned for coverage of the 2019 campaign!

– Amanda Bastone

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