Members of the Brains on Board team were invited to present at the UKRI International Reception, as part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s 2020 Annual Meeting in Seattle. The world’s largest general science meeting, AAAS 2020 welcomed over 9,000 attendees from over 50 countries, with substantial attendance from members of the public, and the media. The UKRI International Reception was attended by VIPs before being opened up to general attendees. Brains on Board’s participation in the reception received extensive media coverage:
- Scientists look to bees to develop drone technology. Financial Times. February 16th 2020.
- Bees are being mapped to help develop driverless cars and drones by scientists glueing tiny antennas to their heads. Daily Telegraph. February 17th 2020.
- Bees help drones to find their bearings. The Times. February 17th 2020.
- Tiny antennae that record how bees navigate between flowers may help perfect steering systems for driverless cars and drones, scientists reveal. The Daily Mail. February 17th 2020.
- Sky News. February 17th 2020.