The US Ambassador visit to Birmingham

The University of Birmingham was honoured to welcome to campus His Excellency Matthew W. Barzun, Ambassador of the United States of America to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

His visit, in early 2014, was part of a wider visit to the city of Birmingham.During his visit to the University, Ambassador Barzun met with Vice Chancellor Eastwood, met with students from across the University, and enjoyed an interactive tour of the Research Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics (CNCR).  

Having a keen interest in technology, Ambassador Barzun was invited to visit the CNCR where he was given an overview of the team’s pioneering work into neuroimaging and a demonstration of adaptive learning for hemiparesis rehabilitation.