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St Barts – Science Fair

BEL members volunteered at another exciting outreach event this week, showcasing EEG and physiology demonstrations to Year 10 students. Ioannis, Orla, Harry and Cat from BEL and Yuhan (neuroscientist) and Harry (zoologist) from the School of Pharmacy packed up their

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Research Awards for BEL

June has been an exciting month for BEL, with two of our lab group winning awards for their research. It is excellent to have the work we do recognised by the University! On the 13th June, the School of Biological

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Morning of Science at Sonning CoE

On Friday 9th of June, we visited the Sonning CoE Primary school and showcased interactive demos to the pupils on how the electricity of our bodies work, from the brain to the activity of the muscles. Harry, Cat, Ioannis Orla

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UoR Visit Days

BEL gave a strong presence in yet another successful Visit Day for Biomedical Engineering. During the Visit Day, prospective students interacted with BEL researchers and had the opportunity to discover more about the research that goes on in the lab

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Interesting new framework for interpreting human reaching motion

New paper published by PhD candidate Harry Eberle. http://www.nature.com/articles/srep40869 “Integration of Visual and Joint Information to Enable Linear Reaching Motions” Abstract: A new dynamics-driven control law was developed for a robot arm, based on the feedback control law which uses

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Human-human control at Newham Collegiate, East Ham

On Physiology Friday, 14th October 2016, we (Orla and Ioannis) visited Newham Collegiate in East Ham to deliver a demonstration on behalf of the Physiological Society! We were invited by Dr. Mark Dallas (University of Reading, School of Pharmacy) to take

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Tinie Tempah @ BEL

During the summer, we had a visit from world-famous musician Tinie Tempah, who came to participate in an experiment exploring the relationship between music and emotion. This research is part of the BCMI-MIdAS (Brain Computer Music Interface for Monitoring and Inducing Affective

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Welcome to Dr. Nicoletta Nicolaou

A warm welcome to Dr. Nicoletta Nicolaou, our new post-doctoral researcher at BEL. Nicoletta is a University of Reading alumnus, and we are very happy to announce that Nicoletta has now rejoined the University of Reading as part of the EPSRC-funded

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Low cost electronic circuit for soft robots

The main aim of this system is to design a low cost and affordable electronic circuit for pneumatic soft robots. The system is composed by two main parts, the embedded control board and the design of housing for the pneumatic

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BEL joins Science Museum Lates

On the 25th March, Brain Embodiment Lab presented for the first time its research at the Science Museum Wednesday Nights Lates events on body enhancement. In our exposition we explored the theme of interfacing between human and machines and presented

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