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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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BEL Presentations

This week’s presenter is Mr. Timothee Dubuc, 2nd year PhD student from BEL, presents ‘Retinal modelling: part of an artificial eye representation.’ The abstract: ‘Intricate as is it, the human eye displays both dynamic and spatial dispositions evolved to extract

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Brain Embodiment Lab is joining Computer Intelligence Conference at the University of London

            The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour (AISB) is celebrating it’s 50 years since the founding of the society and sixty years since the death of Alan Turing, founding father of both Computer Science

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Ioannis Zoulias’s Six Minute Science Slam

This year University of Reading was the first time host of the Science Slam on Saturday, 22nd March which is an entertaining presentation competition where scientists present their mind-boggling work in a comprehensible and accessible way in the 6 minutes.

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Our very own new Dr. Anthony Portelli

Congratulations to Dr. Anthony J Portelli after successfully defending his Thesis just today. His research title was “Bio-Potential Monitoring for Ubiquitous Applications”. Anthony’s thesis was supervised jointly by Prof. Slawomir J. Nasuto and Prof. J. Douglass Saddy and his viva

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From his earlier years to his future projections: Prof. Slawomir J. Nasuto

Director of Brain Embodiment Lab Prof. Slawomir J. Nasuto recently gave an interview to Scoop.co.nz, in their definition ‘New Zealand’s leading news resource for news-makers and the people that influence the news’. In this interview he mentioned details of his

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