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IET New Year Lecture - Development of a Bionic Hand

Lecture

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A bionic hand that can sense pressure and temperature and transmit the information back to the brain is the focus of a new £1.4m UK research project.

Date and Time

11 January 2018 - 18:30-21:00

Location

Coventry, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the UK - W.Mids:Coventry&Warks local network.


About this event


Speaker: Dr. Kianoush Nazarpour, Newcastle University 

A new generation of prosthetic limbs which will allow the wearer to reach for objects automatically, without thinking – just like a real hand – are to be trialled for the first time.

Led by Newcastle University and involving experts from the universities of Leeds, Essex, Keele, Southampton and Imperial College London, the aim is to develop novel electronic devices that connect to the forearm neural networks to allow two-way communications with the brain.
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Programme


T&C at 6:30pm. for the lecture at 7:00pm.

Networking light buffet afterwards.

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