Oct. 19, 2017

Inside the Open Day 2017 - Image gallery

On October 17, 2017 the Human Brain Project held its 2nd annual Open Day in Glasgow.  Below are a selection of images taken on the day.

Bjoern Kindler of the Neuromorphic Platform explains to visitors the workings of the BrainScaleS wafer and how it runs on spiking neural networks that mimic the brain.

 

Open Day visitors get up close to the Neurorobotics team's robot rat.

 

A couple of the mammalian MiRO robots on display.

 

The Neuroinformatics booth let visitors explore the brain in virtual reality.

 

Under Sectretary of State for Scotland, Lord Duncan, spoke of the importance of science in society.

 

HBP Science Director Katrin Amunts shows Glasgow University Vice Chancellor Prof Sir Anton Muscatelli the 3D polarized light microscopy used to reveal the brain's fibre architecture.

 

Visitors chat with Roboy.