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Project announcements and milestones

Students try their hand at Modelling a Honeybee Brain

3 June 2014 How is information processed in our brains? How can we use models of “simple” brains (like the bee!) to solve difficult problems? In this outreach activity, students built a model of the bee brain using dominos and

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GB Talks to Students about what it means to Bee a Bee during NSEW

9-10 March 2014 Thanks to King Edwards VII and Cawthorne Primary Schools for hosting Dr. Sabo for National Science and Engineering Week! Students were excited to learn about robot honeybees and see one of our robots in action. We may

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GB Introduces Students to Programming

16 January 2014 How do robots move and interact in their world? How do they “decide” what to do? This outreach activity introduced students to the basic concepts of programming by having students write simple algorithms to try to get

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GB Team Gathers to Discuss Progress

9-10 December 2013 This December marks the first progress meeting of the Green Brain team since the project initiation. Lots of great work has been done to get the toolkits finalized, robot flying, and initial models working. We’re looking forward

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GB Project in New Scientist Cover-Featured Article

18 November 2013 Can robotic bees save our food supply? Projects like ours, which is trying to better understand honeybees by studying their brains, can make strides in explaining Colony Collapse Disorder and creating artificial pollinators. Check out this article

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Dr. Nowotny Presents at the Annual National Honey Show

24-26 October 2013 At the 82nd 2013 National Honey Show in Surrey, Dr. Nowotny gave a talk to beekeepers on the subject of: “Computer Models of the Bee Brain: How do Bees recognise Odour Sources?” Visit our Publications page to

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GB Team Hosted by University of Exeter

10-11 October 2013 Dr Natalie Hempel de Ibarra, a Senior Lecturer in Neuroethology at the University of Exeter, hosted members of the GB team. Her research group, based in the Centre for Research in Animal Behaviour, focusses on social insects,

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Send in the Bots

1 October 2013 Check out this great article discussing new developments in, and the importance of, the study of animal behavior and cognition through embodiment in robots – including the Green Brain Project! Send in the Bots

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Nobel Prize Winner Harry Kroto Visits GB Lab

<img class="size-large wp-image-270 alignright" alt="Kroto_visit" src="http://greenbrain.group.shef.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Kroto_visit-1024×644.jpg" width="550" height="345" srcset="http://greenbrain.group.shef.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Kroto_visit-1024×644.jpg 1024w, http://greenbrain.group.shef.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Kroto_visit-300×188.jpg 300w, http://greenbrain.group cipla cialis.shef.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Kroto_visit.jpg 1500w” sizes=”(max-width: 550px) 100vw, 550px” /> 10 June 2013 Sir Harry Kroto, the winner of a Nobel Prize in Chemistry, took time to visit the

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Poster Presentation at Living Machines 2013

29 April 2013 Alex, Chelsea, and Esin will be present at Living Machines 2013 to announce the kick off of the project through a poster presentation. Come visit us at the Natural History Museum of London on July 29 —

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