UCLA will celebrate its 15th annual Brain Awareness Week this year (April 17-21). Around 400 K-12 children from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will participate in the event which will include a number of exciting and interactive neuroscience presentations. Visit the Brain Awareness Week website for more information.
The Brain Research Institute (BRI), along with the University of California (USC), co-hosted the 2023 Los Angeles Virtual Brain Bee Competition on Saturday, February 11, 2023. Around 65 high school students participated in the competition and showcased their neuroscience knowledge. The BRI gave away awards to the top five winners. The event also included educational activities for the students including a series of interactive neuroscience presentations, a talk on how we store memories as we grow up by Dr. Laura DeNardo, and a career panel. Visit our Los Angeles Brain Bee website for more information.