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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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Invited Talk – Matthew Spencer

Matthew Spencer will be speaking at the Whitehead Lecture at Goldsmiths College on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at 4pm. Check out the poster for details!

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Welcome to the New Lecturers of BEL

As a part of  the academic investment programme of the University of Reading, the new lecturers of Brain Embodiments Lab, Dr. Etienne Benoît Roesch, Dr.Yoshikatsu Hayashi and  Dr. Evangelos Delivopoulos finished their internal training in this week together with new

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