Brain Awareness Week (BAW) focuses international attention on the field of neuroscience and offers opportunities for teachers and students to engage in fun educational activities.

From dynamic classroom presentations and laboratory tours to enlightening museum exhibits and public lectures, BAW activities...

  • Inspire the next generation of scientists
  • Contribute to general understanding of basic brain functions
  • Improve public health by expanding awareness of neurological disorders
  • Make the connection between increased support for biomedical research and benefits to public health

Brain and neuroscientists are available during Brain Awareness Week to travel to Victorian schools and present to students.

For further details visit the website below or contact Carly at or on (03) 9252 6472

Consider getting your students to enter the Brain Bee Competition. Open to Year 10 students with great prizes. Visit Brain Bee 2011 for more details.

Having trouble getting a brain scientist out to your rural school? Consider running an Invite a Scientist to Dinner event with your local community. Check out the Invite a Scientist to Dinner page for funding opportunities.