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US ambassador visits the centre for Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics

US ambassador visits the centre for Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics
Description
Matthew Barzun, the US ambassador to UK, visited the centre for Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics on 6 February 2014.During his visit, Uta Noppeney, CNCR co-director, described the centre's philosophy, research directions, international collaborations and the associated CNCR MSc program.
Date:
17/02/2014
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Successful 14th Rhythm Production and Perception Workshop (RPPW) hosted at Birmingham

Successful 14th Rhythm Production and Perception Workshop (RPPW) hosted at Birmingham
Description
Staff from the School of Psychology recently hosted the 14th Rhythm Production and Perception Workshop (RPPW) at the University of Birmingham. RPPW is the primary international research conference for dissemination of time perception and movement timing related research and has been established for nearly thirty years.
Date:
27/09/2013
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Robots that learn from experience

Description
Specialist robots will learn how to act intelligently in real-world environments, supporting security guards or care home assistants, in a multi-million Euro project.
Date:
30/08/2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Registration now open for conference 'The World Inside the Brain: Internal Predictive Models in Humans and Robots'

Registration now open for conference 'The World Inside the Brain: Internal Predictive Models in Humans and Robots'
Description
Registration is now open for a one-day conference that will present research focusing on internal models across various fields such as psychophysics, neuroscience, and cognitive robotics.
Date:
15/04/2013
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

A class act: empathetic robot tutors in classrooms to facilitate teaching and learning

Description
A European project to develop robotic tutors that will support teachers and motivate students in secondary schools is being led by University of Birmingham engineers and computer scientists, in collaboration with Heriot-Watt University and other European partners.
Date:
18/02/2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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