The Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC-UC) and the Institute of Clinical and Biomedical Research of Coimbra (iCBR), united by the CIBB research consortium, are promoting a new edition of the Brain Awareness Week, taking place during March 2023.
The initiative aims to raise society's awareness of advances and scientific discoveries in the field of neurosciences, as well as to promote health literacy in the context of the brain. Brain Awareness Week is a worldwide event that takes place annually in March.
Brain Awareness Week is an international initiative promoted by the Dana Foundation and the European Federation of Neuroscience Societies (FENS). In Portugal, it is promoted by the Portuguese Society of Neurosciences and by Ciência Viva and also has the support of the Interdisciplinary Research Institute of the University of Coimbra.