IIT Gandhinagar Celebrate Brain Awareness Week - Check registration process

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IIT Gandhinagar: From March 15 to March 20, the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar will hold a "Brain Awareness Week" to inform and educate the public about the "wonders of the brain" and to inspire young researchers to pursue studies in the brain sciences. Competitions will be held for students in classes 9 through 12. Quizzes, talks, and competitions will be held over the course of the seven-day event. 

IIT Gandhinagar Celebrate Brain Awareness Week

Those interested can register for the online event at cogs.iitgn.ac.in on the IIT Gandhinagar website. The Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGNCentre )'s for Cognitive and Brain Sciences is planning a virtual edition of Brain Awareness Week from March 15 to 21, 2021. The conference will include a wide range of lectures, panel discussions, seminars, and competitions aimed at a wide range of audiences, including core neuroscience researchers and high school students.

This year's Brain Knowledge Week 2021 at IIT Gandhinagar will put together academics and practitioners of cognitive and brain sciences from some of India's and the world's most prestigious institutions.

The event will feature two competitions: a Junior Research Competition for high school students in Classes 9 to 12 who will present their research on March 20 and a Stories of Scientists competition for working scientists who will apply fiction, poetry, and art about any scientist currently working in the field of Brain Sciences.

Throughout the week, a variety of speakers will address the audience. Various brain science experts, journalists, physicians, and researchers are among the speakers. Raghav Rajan, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, Anindya Ghosh Roy, National Brain Research Centre, Sanjeev Jain, and Suvarna Alladi, NIMHANS, Sachin Deshmukh, Indian Institute of Science, Meera Sunny, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, Supriya Ray, University of Allahabad's Centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences, Bittu K Rajaraman, Ashoka University.

Jayashree Dasgupta of Samvedna Senior Care, Philipp Kellmeyer of the University of Freiburg, Laura Specker Sullivan of Fordham University, Laura Cabrera of Pennsylvania State University, Nandini Chatterjee Singh of the UNESCO MGIEP, National Brain Research Centre, and Gregoire Borst of the University of Paris will be among the panelists. ‘Neuroscience, technology, and education – the latest equilateral triangle of education?' they will be addressing. in addition to neuroethics and artificial intelligence in a global sense

Competitions prepared for the event: The event will feature two interesting competitions: ‘Stories of Scientists' and ‘Junior Research Competition.' Stories of Scientists is an innovative competition that accepts fiction, poetry, and art on the life and work of any scientist currently working in the field of Brain Sciences from people of all ages.

Brain Awareness Week is an annual celebration held around the world to inform and educate people about the brain's many wonders in order to inspire young people to undertake study in the field of brain sciences.

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