Brain Awareness Week: 9-14 March 2020

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. BAW unites the efforts of partner organizations from around the world in a week-long celebration of the brain every March.

During BAW, University of Exeter researchers and PhD students are running a number of events including a pub quiz, two seminars and an opportunity to ask the experts about neuroscience.

Brain Awareness Week calendar

To view the full calendar of international events please visit this webpage.

University of Exeter 2020 events

DateTimeEvent and registration linkAboutVenue
9 March 20.00 Start Ram Bar pub quiz: all welcome!

Join us for a special Brain Awareness Week pub quiz! Everyone is welcome and the quiz starts at 20.00.

£1 entry per person.

Ram Bar, Devonshire House, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter Exeter, EX4 4PZ
10 March  18.00-20.00

I’m a Neuroscientist: AMA

Come and meet PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, and University professors to find out all about neuroscience. The Forum Street, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4 4PY
11 March  18.00 - 19.30

Brain Awareness Week Seminar Series: Day One 

This two-day seminar series will provide an insight into important cutting-edge research within the field of neuroscience.

Everyone is encouraged to join us. You can come for one or both of the sessions.

Lecture Theatre Red, Peter Chalk Building, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4 4QD
12 March 18.00 - 19.30

Brain Awareness Week Seminar Series: Day Two

Day two of the seminar series Lecture Theatre Purple, Peter Chalk Building, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter, EX4 4QD
14 March   10.30 - 15.00

Brain Day 

An event aimed at children to show them the wonders of the brain through a series of interactive activities and talks. The Forum Street, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4 4PY


Venues and directions

Please click this link for maps and directions to Streatham Campus.

Contact details

If you have any questions about the events taking place in Exeter please contact Erica Brady or Gemma Shireby: or