This week, SCIoI cluster speaker Professor Oliver Brock guested the Soft Robotics Podcast The podcast invites guests from academia and industry who discuss their latest research and the challenges that face soft robotics in the academic and industrial worlds. Host Marwa ElDiwiny spoke to SCIoI cluster speaker Professor Oliver Brock about the hype of using AI in robotics research to reproducibility problems

6 PhD and 5 Postdoc positions Cross-disciplinary research in artificial intelligence, machine learning, control, robotics, computer vision, behavioral biology, cognitive science, psychology, educational science, neuroscience, and philosophy. Starting dates: Summer / Fall 2020 Duration: 3 years Salary level: TV-L 13, 100% What are the principles of intelligence, shared by all forms of intelligence, no matter whether artificial or biological, whether robot,

When in danger, fish orient themselves by the reaction of the swarm. International study on swarm intelligence By: Boris Nitzsche In the event of danger, fish schools react at lightning speed and move closer together. While the behavior of individuals under changing environmental influences has already been well researched, the reactions of schools still pose a puzzle. A recent study

Photo: Dr. Tobias Ripp SCIoI Postdoc Katharina Hohlbaum awarded with Dr. Wilma von Düring Research Prize 2019 On 25 June 2019, SCIoI postdoctoral researcher, Katharina Hohlbaum received the Dr. Wilma von Düring Research Prize for her doctoral thesis “Severity assessment of repeated anesthesia in mice—an objective investigation of animal-based indicators of well-being” (Beurteilung des Schweregrades von wiederholten Narkosen

Foto: Patricia Kalisch, Teaching Award for SCIoI Faculty member Christa Thöne-Reineke On 6 June, Prof. Dr. Christa Thöne-Reineke was awarded the Freie Universität Teaching prize 2018 for her course "Of Pigs and People” (“Das Schwein und der Mensch”). The teaching project was conceived to raise awareness among prospective veterinarians, biologists and chemists on socially relevant issues in

Understanding intelligence is one of the great scientific challenges of our time. Yet in spite of extensive research efforts spanning many scientific disciplines, our understanding of intelligence remains fragmented and incomplete. The Cluster of Excellence Science of Intelligence (SCIoI) aims to identify the principles of intelligence to fundamentally advance our understanding of intelligence as a whole