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AISB event Bulletin Item

Walking with Robots Workshop, Feb 18-20 2008

Walking with Robots is providing a 3-day residential course, funded
through the EPSRC, aimed at MSc students, PhD candidates and early
career researchers in the field of Robotics, Animatronics and Artificial
Intelligence who are interested in communicating their subject to a
wider audience.

During the course delegates will experience the lifecycle of a science
communication event.  They will take part in master classes covering a
range of topics, and equipped with a ?props budget?, work with
recognised experts to create an engaging activity tailored to their own
research.  The course will conclude in a public event hosted by the
At-Bristol science centre on Day 3.

*The course is provided completely free*. We will also reimburse all
travel, and you will be provided with 3 night?s bed and breakfast in the
Bristol IBIS hotel and a conference dinner.

This course provides an excellent opportunity to learn valuable skills,
and make contact with other researchers and science communication

*The course runs from February 18th - 20th*.  Places are limited so
early registration is recommended. *Closing date for registration is
February 1^st *

 To register please contact Dr Claire Rocks on 0117 32 83829 or email

*Please forward this on to students and staff within your department who
may be interested in attending.*

Kind regards

Claire Rocks
Walking with Robots - Network Coordinator
Science Communication Unit
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Frenchay Campus, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QY
Tel: + 44 (0)117 32 83829
Mobile: 07966 768256