Brain Awareness Week 2018


If you are viewing this page after 12pm today and would like to come to this evening's event, there is no need to register, please just turn up - we look forward to seeing you!

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. The University of Leicester is delighted to partner with the DANA Foundation for the sixth year to celebrate Brain Awareness Week

Our Brain Awareness event will be held in the prestigious Centre for Medicine on Wednesday, 14th March 2018.  

We will be inviting A-level and GCSE students to join us at the University for theBAW%20undated%20DABI.jpg afternoon and members of the public as well as University staff, students, their friends and families in the evening.

Along with talks there will be live demonstrations and the opportunity to meet PhD students and neuroscientists. This event is relevant to anyone with an interest in the brain and neuroscience, including biology, cell physiology & pharmacology, genetics, health sciences, medicine and psychology.

If you have any queries or require further information, please email

This year's event has been sponsored by:

BNA Logo.jpgBiochemical Society.jpg

 For more information, please visit their websites - and

For a flavour of our research we have set up a page with youtube and web links that you might find interesting. Please visit our page Brain Research at Leicester.

View our Brain Awareness 2017 Photo Gallery for a flavour of the event







Share this page:

Contact the Department

Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
University of Leicester
University Road

T: +44 (0)116 252 2922


DisabledGo logo

The University of Leicester is committed to equal access to our facilities. DisabledGo has detailed accessibility guides for the George Davies Centre, the Adrian Building and the Maurice Shock Medical Sciences Building.