Aberdeen Brain Bee 2018
For the first time ever, secondary school students from Aberdeen got a chance to show their knowledge and share their love for all things brainy!
On the 21st of February 2018, students from Robert Gordon’s College and St Margaret’s School for Girls met at the Aberdeen Science Centre to compete against each other in a neuroscience competition, the 1st Aberdeen Brain Bee. The day was filled with activities which tested students’ knowledge about the brain, its’ structures and functions, as well as different disorders that can affect it. Students also got an insight into the life of a neuroscientist, as well as some of the most current and vital research, thanks to incredible guest speakers.
For more information, go to: https://brainbee-uk.com/?p=2399
Edinburgh Brain Bee 2018
For the first time, high school students from Lothian (Edinburgh) competed against each other on questions relating to the functionality of the brain.
The regional Brain Bee Competition, which took place on the 24 th of February (Saturday) at the University of Edinburgh, encourages participants to explore the diversity and depth of the mechanisms of the brain far beyond standard high school level and to gain experience beyond their classroom. The competition also provides opportunity to be introduced to the vibrant research community and variety of centres that make up the Edinburgh Neuroscience and are well-known for their integrated, cross-disciplinary and quality research.
For more details go to: https://brainbee-uk.com/?p=2395
British Brain Bee Charity partnership with Rogue Resolutions
Today, Rogue Resolutions and the British Brain Bee announced a partnership to advance neuroscience education in secondary schools across the UK. The organisations will collaborate to raise awareness of brain sciences and a career in medicine and scientific research among teenagers.
The initiatives will work on an exciting programme of events and activities to foster an interest of teenagers to consider pursuing neurosciences. In fact, since 2015 the British Brain Bee has been organizing an annual neuroscience competition called the British Brain Bee.
For more information, go to: https://brainbee-uk.com/?p=2281