SOUTHAMPTON’S Marine Robotics Innovation Centre at the National Oceanography Centre is celebrating its first anniversary by hosting a week of marine technology events and welcoming a recent flurry of new partners and members. This week’s Marine Autonomy and Technology Showcase, will see more than...
11 December, 2016
Welcome To TAROS-2017 The 18th Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS) Conference will be held in the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK on 19th to 21st July 2017.
07 December, 2016
On  Wednesday 30th November 2016, the Hamlyn Centre hosted a visit by some 20 mid career researchers from Thailand. They were on a visit, funded by the Newton Fund which promotes the economic development and welfare in partnering countries, through science and innovation partnerships. It aims to...
06 December, 2016
We would like to invite industrial partners to become official sponsors of the UK Robotics Week 2017.  UK Robotics Week is an annual event, which aims to act as a forum to showcase the latest innovations, in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS), through a number of academic and industrial...
28 November, 2016
The UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced that the government plans to increase investment in scientific research and development, worth £2bn a year by 2020, and will create a new Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to back priority technologies, such as robotics and biotechnology. The PM...
23 November, 2016
The pain we experience as humans has physical and emotional components. Could we develop a machine that feels pain a similar way – and would we want to? The first of four Cambridge Shorts looks at the possibilities and challenges.
23 November, 2016
Edinburgh Robotics Centre Director, Prof. David Lane, will be the guest of honour at Policy UK's event: The Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Future: Putting Britain at the Forefront of the 4th Industrial Revolution. The event will be held in London on November 23rd and will see Prof. Lane, lead...
23 November, 2016
Heriot-Watt academics Professor Gerald Buller and Professor Ajoy Kar have been elected as Fellows of the Optical Society of America (OSA) in their 2017 Fellows class, which contained 96 new appointments from 19 different countries. Fellows are selected on factors including specific scientific,...
23 November, 2016
The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is celebrating a double triumph at the Red Women of the Year Awards 2016. There were prizes for assistive technologies researcher Dr Praminda Caleb-Solly and technology entrepreneur Samantha Payne at the annual award ceremony organised by women's...
23 November, 2016
Katie Winkle has a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Bristol. A fourth year project on robotics led to a fascination for the impact that robots will have on everyday life, and she has just finished her first year of a PhD jointly at the University of Bristol and the University...
23 November, 2016

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