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What if we could design an autonomous flying robot with the navigational and learning abilities of a honeybee?

Such a computationally and energy-efficient autonomous robot would represent a step-change in robotics technology and is precisely what the ‘Brains on Board’ project aims to achieve.

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Thanks to @DannyPike and @BBCSussex for having me on to talk about robots ethics today. Hugely important subject and one the @BrainsOnBoard project takes very seriously @SussexUniPress @ICEDsussex

We’re exhibiting at #RAI19 - come and visit us to find out about the #thirdwaveAI revolution

We’re exhibiting at the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Industry Showcase 2019 next week - please come and visit us to find how we’re developing the third wave of AI #RAI19 https://t.co/U6mhBof1ML

I'm hiring a bee cognition postdoc in @texas_IB @UTAustin - please spread the word https://t.co/ZCXMQmQnnn @AnimBehSociety @ASABeducation @Bombus_science @Postdoctorals

Here’s the non-technical explanation of our 3D grid cell paper |The brain’s map is in 3D | Brain Sciences - UCL - London's Global University https://t.co/22fA54426a

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EPSRC programme grant

We are delighted to announce the recently awarded £4.8M EPSRC programme grant: “Brains on Board”: Neuromorphic Control of Flying Robots! The grant will fuse computational and experimental neuroscience to develop a new class of highly [...]

The “Brains on Board” team supports open-access publishing and aims to share and disseminate outcomes to researchers and the public alike.

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Meet the “Brains on Board” Project Team, Advisory Board, and Partners.

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Research Centres

+ Sheffield Robotics – University of Sheffield

+ Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Robotics – University of Sussex

+ Department of Biological and Experimental Psychology – Queen Mary University of London

+ Department of Biomedical Sciences – University of Sheffield

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