CANCELLED Brain Awareness Week 2020

Brain, Behaviour and Beyond - 18th March 2020 This event has been cancelled due to Corona Virus

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 to celebrate Brain Awareness Week.

Our Brain Awareness event will be held in the prestigious George Davies Centre, Lancaster Road, on Wednesday, 18th March 2020

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

Along with talks there will be live demonstrations and the opportunity to meet current students, researchers 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

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.

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