Artificial intelligence has the power to eradicate poverty and disease or hasten the end of human civilisation as we know it – according to a speech delivered by Professor Stephen Hawking this evening. "Alongside the benefits, AI will also bring dangers, like powerful autonomous weapons, or new...
10 November, 2016
Today marks official launch of the second UK Robotics Week; entries now open in Surgical Robot and School Robot Challenges.
07 November, 2016
Letter from The Alan Turing Institute on a ‘Commission on Artificial Intelligence’ published by the Science and Technology Committee The Science and Technology Committee undertook an inquiry into robotics and artificial intelligence.
04 November, 2016
Oxford Robotics Institute - autonomous technology operates alongside public Self-driving vehicles equipped with Oxford-developed autonomy software have been tested successfully in public for the first time in the UK.  The demonstration in Milton Keynes was coordinated by the Transport Systems...
04 November, 2016
Image credit: Cécile B. Evans: Sprung a Leak 2016 Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna A new art installation which will open at Tate Liverpool is benefitting from the programming expertise of computer scientists from the University of Liverpool.
21 October, 2016
The IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) took place last week from 9th – 14th October 2016 in Daejeon, Korea.
17 October, 2016
Edingburgh were excited to welcome NASA’s Dr Rob Ambrose to their September iVTuesday. As Principal Technologist for NASA’s Game Changing Development Program  Dr. Ambrose is spearheading the search for new ideas that will change how humans explore space, ideally with synergies for terrestrial...
12 October, 2016
Loughborough University Cohort CDT-EI researchers Jorge Garcia-Armenta and Ian Park from the Wolfson School at Loughborough University report on the conference....
10 October, 2016
Today the Minister for the Constitution, Chris Skidmore, presented WMG, at the University of Warwick, with a Royal Warrant signed by Her Majesty the Queen, officially conferring her Majesty’s recognition with the title of the Regius Professor of Manufacturing (Engineering).
10 October, 2016
WMG Honorary Fellow, Professor Colin Williams, will be delivering a series of special weekly lectures exploring The Human Story of Cybernetics.
10 October, 2016