[PUBLIC EVENT] 25th edition of the Brain Awareness Week

From March 8, 2023 to March 22, 2023

The 25th Brain Awareness Week (Semaine du Cerveau) 2023 will be held in the city of Lyon under the theme: “My brain explores the world”.

Brain Awareness Week has been organized every year in March since 1999 by the French Neuroscience Society.

This international event, created by the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives and the European Dana Alliance for the Brain, takes place in over a hundred countries and more than 120 cities in France. This international event aims to raise awareness among the general public of the importance of brain research. During this special week, the general public will have the opportunity to meet researchers, learn more about the brain and find out about ongoing research.

A closer look at the 2023 program in Lyon

Brain Awareness Week features a wide range of events in and around Lyon, from laboratory visits to lectures, including:

Cognitive sciences and mobility: research at LESCOT (lab visit)
On March 17, 2023, from 10 AM to 12 PM and from 2 PM to 4 PM
At the Université Gustave Eiffel in Bron

When the brain is resting... (round table discussion)
On March 17, 2023, from 6:30 to 7:30 PM
At the Musée des Confluences in the 2nd district of Lyon

Meet the PSYR2 neuroscience and psychiatry research team (lab visit)
On March 17 at noon, 1:45 or 3:30 PM, and on March 18 at 9:30 or 11:15 AM
At the Centre hospitalier Le Vinatier in Bron

Do women’s brains change during pregnancy? (lecture)
On March 22, 2023 at 4 PM
At the Pierre Wertheimer hospital in Bron

Click here to see the entire Brain Awareness Week 2023 program (FR)