Special NeuroTinker Grant to help fund FUN 2017 Conference Attendance

During the pre-workshop laboratory experience, one of the intensive lab experiences will be learning to work with NeuroBytes, a cool hardware-based system for student exploration of neural networks.  NeuroBytes are being developed by long-time FUN member Joe Burdo.

Through an NSF development grant, NeuroTinker is able to cover a portion of the registration fees for up to 15 participants! (value up to $200 to cover just the pre-workshop portion of the registration fees).

Applicants for this program will:

  • Attend the pre-workshop laboratory experience (July 27-28, with housing available from the afternoon of the 26th
  • Select the NeuroByts activity as 1 of their 3 choices for lab experiences
  • Complete pre-course and post-course evaluations

To apply:

  • Please draft a 1 paragraph application indicating why you would like to be selected.
  • Indicate as well your availability to attend the laboratory experience and main workshop and your willingness to complete the pre- and post- course evaluations
  • Email your application to Joe Burdo: jo[email protected]
  • Don’t register until after you’ve heard back from Joe.  If selected, you will receive a coupon code for a discounted registration.  This coupon must be applied to a registration for the combined workshop + lab experience.  If you have already registered and want to apply, please email Joe and we'll work something out.