A Robot that Runs and Swims like a Salamander

Roboticist Auke Ijspeert designs biorobots, machines modeled after real animals that are capable of handling complex terrain and would appear at home in the pages of a sci-fi novel. The process of creating these robots leads to better automata that can be used for fieldwork, service, and search and rescue. But these robots don’t just mimic the natural world — they help us understand our own biology better, unlocking previously unknown secrets of the spinal cord.

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EMDoc Research Conference 2017 | Delegate Booking Now Open

University of Nottingham Conference Building
EMDoc Postgraduate Research Conference 2017: Global Perspectives 

Conference booking for delegates is open, book online via Eventbrite: http://lncn.eu/deu9

Date: Wednesday 13th September 
Venue: The University of Nottingham, Engineering and Science Learning Centre, University Park Campus, Nottingham, NG7 2RD
Keynote speech and prize presentations: B60, Keighton Auditorium

About the EMDoc Conference
This friendly and relaxed conference will be hosted at the University of Nottingham and is a great opportunity to promote your research, and meet and network with other postgraduate research students from around the East Midlands. The conference aims to encourage interdisciplinary dialogue among postgraduate students from a range of disciplines. The theme for the 2017 conference is “Global Perspectives” – how your research impacts global challenges or inspires a better future. This could be by developing a potential solution to a specific problem, discovering a new way of working, opening up a new way of thinking about a subject, or inspiring others to make a change in the world.

For further information please email Tammy Greeno or Shineen Dewil on graduate-school@nottingham.ac.uk

Transport
We’ll organise a return coach journey for all University of Lincoln PhD Research students, please email graduateschool@lincoln.ac.uk for details.

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EMDoc Research Conference 2017 | Delegate Booking Now Open

University of Nottingham Conference Building0
EMDoc Postgraduate Research Conference 2017: Global Perspectives 

Conference booking for delegates is open, book online via Eventbrite: http://lncn.eu/deu9

Date: Wednesday 13th September 
Venue: The University of Nottingham, Engineering and Science Learning Centre, University Park Campus, Nottingham, NG7 2RD
Keynote speech and prize presentations: B60, Keighton Auditorium

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Weekly Round Up

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Welcome!

Missed our posts this week, don’t worry The Weekly Round Up is here and provides you with another opportunity to read them all again.

Here you go…enjoy!

To be, or not to be doing a PhD? (That is the question) – Thesis Whisperer

Taking stock and measuring well being – Dr Jennifer Polk

Hang on a minute….. – Warwick PG Hub

Choosing Academia – The Research Whisperer

When your PhD goes wrong – Athene Donald 

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