NML group news archive


29/09/21: Paper accepted at NeurIPS'2021 (Top 30 out of ~9000)

Our new exciting story on cortico-cerebellar networks as decoupled neural interfaces was just accepted at NeurIPS’2021. Top 30 paper out of ~9000 submissions!!

01/09/21: Review on biological and artificial replay

New review out in Trends in Neuroscience contrasting the role of replay in biological and artificial reinforcement learning.

13/08/21: Presentations at Champalimaud'21 and ACAIN'21

Our group will be presenting six posters (five travel awards) at the Champalimaud Symposium, which this year will explore Dialogues on Neural and Machine Intelligence. And two talks at the 1st Advanced Online & Onsite Course & Symposium on Artificial Intelligence & Neuroscience. Look out for our work if you are around (or online).

19/01/21: COSYNE and ICLR submissions accepted

We just got four submissions accepted at the leading conference in our field COSYNE, and one at one of the leading deep learning venues ICLR. See our publications above for more details and join us at COSYNE and ICLR to learn more about our work!

15/01/21: Maija awarded EPSRC studentship​

After a MSc and RA positions in Computational Neuroscience at the University of Birmingham, Maija Filipovica, was just awarded a EPSRC studentship to do her PhD in our group!​​​​

23/10/20: CCN 2020 GAC workshop on biological recurrent learning

We accepted the challenge and co-organised a Generative Adversarial Collaboration as part of CCN’2020 on learning in biological recurrent neural networks. More info here.

20/08/20: NeurIPS 2020 workshop on biological and artificial reinforcement learning (BARL)

This year we are again co-organizing a workshop that brings together the biological and artificial RL communities at NeurIPS’2020. More info here.

08/07/20: International mini-workshop

We took part in a online mini-workshop with the labs of Richard Naud (Ottawa) and Blake Richards (McGill/MILA) on computational neuroscience and machine learning. New exciting ways of sciencing in the COVID era.

20/06/20: NMLG takes part in Neuromatch academy

Ellen, Heng and Will will participate in the new online computational neuroscience summer school, Neuromatch Academy.

17/06/20: E-talk at University of Sussex

Rui gave a talk at the University of Sussex to the Alergic (Artificial life seminars).

28/02/20: NML group at Greta Climate Srike

We joined thousands of people for the climate strike with Greta Thunberg in Bristol – our planet! our future!

20/02/20: Samia with poster accepted at COSYNE

Samia is presenting her work on understanding hippocampal representations during reinforced continual learning at Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne) 2020.

12/12/19: New NML website launched

We have launched a new website. Many thanks to the Kording Lab for the template!

28/10/19: New prespective out on deep neuroscience

New perspective out in Nature Neuroscience on deep learning as a framework for neuroscience.

11/09/19: Samia with paper accepted at the RL NeurIPS workshop

Samia (MSc student) had a short paper accepted at the RL NeurIPS workshop.

22/08/19: New review on model-based synaptic transmission inference

Our review on model-based synaptic transmission inference now out in Frontiers in Synaptic Neurosience [Special Issue on Methods for Synaptic Interrogation].

11/08/19: NeurIPS 2019 workshop on biological and artificial reinforcement learning

Together with reseachers at Imperial College London, McGill University, Deepmind, MILA and others we are organising a NeurIPS workshop on biological and artificial reinforcement learning. More info here.

05/08/19: Rui kayaks Kenneth and Avon Canal for AvonNeedsTrees

Rui kayaked the Kenneth and Avon canal (~90 miles) for AvonNeedsTrees

01/08/19: Milton had (short) paper accepted at CCN

Milton had (short) paper accepted at the Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Conference on gated-RNNs for working memory.

04/07/19: David passed his PhD viva with minor corrections!

David passed his PhD viva at the University of Oxford with minor corrections, congrats!

03/06/19: William Greedy awarded EPSRC studentship​

After a MSc in Machine Learning and CompNeuro at the University of Edinburgh, William Greedy, was just awarded a EPSRC studentship to do his PhD in our group!​​​​

02/06/19: Anne-Lene does summer research visit with Wei Ji Ma (NYU)

Anne-Lene is spending the summer at New York University working with Wei Ji Ma.

01/06/19: Bristol CNU launched new website

The Bristol Computational Neuroscience Unit have launched a new website. Many thanks to the Kording Lab for the template!

15/05/19: Posters accepted at UK Neural Computation 2019

Milton, Raymond and Callum had two posters accepted at the UK Neural Computation 2019 meeting.

10/03/19: Joe Pemberton awarded EPSRC studentship​

After a MSc in Machine Learning and Compneuro at the University of Edinburgh, Joe Pemberton, was just awarded a EPSRC studentship to do his PhD in our group!​​​​

10/01/19: Raymond with poster accepted at COSYNE 2019

Raymond got a poster accepted at COSYNE’2019, in sweet Lisbon, Portugal.

10/09/18: New review on the computational roles of plastic probabilistic synapses

Our review on the computational roles of plastic probabilistic synapses is now out in Current Opinion in Neurobiology (w/ Llera-Montero M and Sacramento J)



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