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Brains and Bodies: How to Make Smart Robots

Science in the News fall lecture series, 14 November 2018

Together with Buse Atkaş, I gave a public lecture on robotics. We covered what it means for a robot to be smart, and how we can use different techniques from mechanics, biology, and learning, and collaboration to build better robots.

A video of the lecture will be available soon at the link below!

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Humans control complex objects by exploiting their stability

Physics Today and Scilight, 1 October 2018

Our paper on stability in human movement was an editor's pick in Chaosand was featured by Scilight and Physics Today.

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Robotstravaganza

Brains On! Podcast

I was a guest on a live show of Brains On! (a science podcast for kids) at the Cambridge Science Festival. I showed off my LARVAbots and talked about bioinspired collective robotics.

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Interview at TELHack NHS Hackathon

Health Innovators TV

"TELHack innovators speak about the inspiration behind their idea, challenges along the way and how their innovation will help improve patient care."

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Honors Student Wins Marshall Scholarship

Northeastern News, 5 December 2014

"Julia Ebert, S’15, has won a Marshall Scholarship to pursue a one-​​year master’s of research in bioengineering at Imperial College London starting in the fall.

"Founded by the British government in 1953 to commemorate the Marshall Plan, the post­graduate scholarship allows up to 40 intellectually distinguished American students to study in the United Kingdom each year."

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Stories to Inspire: Julia Ebert

Northeastern University Scholars Program

"Behavioral neuroscience student and Goldwater Scholar, Julia Ebert, discusses her research."

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Honors Student Named Goldwater Scholar

Northeastern News, 24 April 2013

"Julia Ebert, a third-​​year behavioral neuroscience major, has been awarded a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The merit-​​based scholarship is awarded annually to 300 college sophomores and juniors nationwide who are studying science, engineering, or mathematics. Scholarship nominees must demonstrate prior experience in a research setting and submit a proposal to the Foundation Board of Trustees based on work that has advanced their sfield of study and furthered their career objectives."

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