Brain Awareness Week is a global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research, uniting the efforts of partner organizations from around the world in a week-long celebration of the brain. The 25th Anniversary Brain Awareness Week will take place in Helsinki on March 16-22, 2020 at the University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital.
The main theme of the week in Helsinki is Changing Brain, and it celebrates advances in the understanding of genetic, molecular and cellular mechanisms of healthy and pathological brain functions, brain dynamics and plasticity as well as related clinical research and novel therapies. The Week will include public lectures, neuroscience lab tours and a science café.
All events are free of charge and open for everyone. There are events in Finnish and in English.