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More than 100 researchers from 15 countries and 46 institutions worldwide including a number of UK-RAS Network partners (Bristol Robotics Lab, University of Cambridge, UCL and Imperial College) joined Soft Robotics Week 2016, an annual week dedicated to soft robotics, with "Trends, Applications and...
10 May, 2016
Second-year engineering students from University of Southampton won the UK finals of the ‘Eurobot’ competition beating several other UK universities, and international teams from France and Germany.
08 May, 2016
The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee undertook an inquiry into Robotics and Artificial Intelligence with the aim to seek responses on the following issues:
02 May, 2016
Increasing adoption of automation and robots is driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution and help maximising the benefits to the economy. In 2015, global sales of industrial robots post a new sales record of almost 240,000 units that corresponds to global year-on-year growth that 8% mainly driven...
28 April, 2016
Earlier this month, the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics took part in a number of events at the Edinburgh International Science Festival (26th March - 10th April). This year, the two-week festival explored science, technology, engineering and design through the concept of Building Better Worlds.
25 April, 2016
Get ready for robotics: key public events announced for first ever UK Robotics Week – 25 June to 1 July 2016
Opportunities for all ages, nationwide – including public lectures, open labs, hackathons, challenges, and state-of-the-art robotics showcase
19 April, 2016
Autonomous Driving Challenge 2016 is an international competition open to everyone. It's a fun and educational introduction to 3D design and autonomous driving. It involves drawing a racetrack, making it 3D, designing a vehicle and teaching it to drive using drag and drop coding. It doesn’t take...
15 April, 2016
The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee is undertaking an inquiry into Robotics and artificial intelligence. The Chair of the Science and Technology Committee, Nicola Blackwood MP, says:
10 April, 2016
The British Consulate General Boston is organising a series of robotics-themed events in 2016 as part of the recently launched a Robot RUKUS (Robotics in the UK & US) initiative that was announced by Martin Donnelly, Permanent Secretary for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills in...
05 April, 2016
Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) announced the four winner academic-led feasibility studies, to share funding of £250,000. Last year RSSB via the Rail Research UK Association (RRUKA) launched a call for research on Robotics and Autonomous System for Rolling Stock Maintenance with the aim to...
04 April, 2016