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M/F Machine

5 Sep , 2015  

MAN VROUW Machine.jpg

The M/F machine will challenge you. Who is capable of doing what, and why? Is it all just prejudice, or can you smartly take advantage of the differences? What will a scientist be in 20 or even 50 years? Will there be more women in the field? And will there be more women with typical […]

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Robot Lab

9 Sep , 2015  

robotlab NAO

The social NAO-robots of the RuG Robotlab give it their all in a dance performance. Place yourself in the robot’s shoes and view the world through its eyes. Do you want to know how it works? The robotteam of the RuG will be present to show you around in the world of robotics.

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6 Sep , 2015  


SELF in an interactive choreographic game design for 4 persons that Jochen Stechmann is currently developing in a research project at Dansmakers Amsterdam, and it is also open to audiences as a work-in-progress. This research project explores various aspects of competition, collaboration and the influence of evaluations on movement behavior. Spoken in English.

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Play Smart

3 Sep , 2015  


Niels Taatgen, Harmen de Weerd and Trudy Buwalda Taatgen and his team use several computer games to research how we learn: can we increase our working memory or can we improve our negotiation skills by playing games? If the computer simultaneously learns new strategies itself we will come full circle. In that case, who learns […]

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Smart Grids Game

11 Sep , 2015  


It won’t be long before everyone has their own power supply: via solar panels, small windmills or electric cars you can be both a producer and consumer of energy at the same time. The exchange of energy will have to go via a Smart Grid, where supply and demand of energy will be matched. Can […]

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Tetra Tinus

17 Sep , 2015  


Tetra Tinus is a robot that can change its appearance. This is possible because you can dress the robot yourself with a coloring picture. Your coloring picture will be projected onto the robot via videomapping. The Tetra Tinus website

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THINGS IO – Make something that does something

2 Sep , 2015  


Experiment with the LittleBits electronics of THINGS IO and snap your ideas to life! LittleBits is a collection of more than 60 electronic models with which you can quickly and easily create an electronic circuit, with among other things lights, engines, sensors, buzzers, synthesizer modules, speakers and the cloudBit for an online connection. THINGS IO […]

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Tempting lefties, sexy righties

4 Sep , 2015  


Are you left- or right-handed and are you in a relationship? Then we are looking for you to participate in the Netherlands Researchers’ Night live experiment. About 10% of the people are left handed, and that ratio remains roughly the same. There are several ideas as to why left-handedness continues to exist. It remains unknown […]

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22 Jul , 2015  


Experiment in the scientific playground with demos, games and workshops. Play smart with the game strategy developed by artificial intelligence researchers and dance with a robot!