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Pint of Science Festival 2019

Taking place 20-22 May 2019

CDT-RAS funding renewed

£18m funding boost for Robotics research in Scotland

National Museum of Scotland exhibition - Robots

The Robotics exhibition is now open at Chamber Street, Edinburgh and will run until 5 May 2019.

Michael Herrmann appointed as guest Professor with GIIM

Guangdong Institute of Intelligent Manufacturing (GIIM)

SIGGRAPH 2018 - keynote speech includes UoE mention

University of Edinburgh character animation work mentioned in NVIDIA CEO keynote speech

Bayes Centre now open

IPAB staff locations

Bob Fisher - UK representative

International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR)

Bob Fisher - book publication

3D Shape Analysis: Fundamentals, Theory, and Applications

GIIM visit IPAB and Edinburgh Centre for Robotics

Guangdong Institute of Intelligent Manufactoring (GIMM)

Sony Playstation game launch - Bob Fisher

'Detroit: Become Human' developed by Quantic Dream

CVPR Tutorial 2018 - Hakan Bilen

18th June 2018, Salt Lake City, USA

IPAB YouTube channel

Videos showcasing research projects of IPAB members.

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar speaks at OGTC's Tech20

The Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has launched a series of weekly events called 'Tech20'

Artificial Intelligence in the Cinema collection events

AI in the Cinema collection events lead by Bob Fisher including Forbidden Planet, Dystopian AI and Philip K Dick Day.

Karctic Subr secures funding

Holey Sampling: Topological Analysis of Sampling Patterns for Assessing Error in High-Dimentional Quadrature project

Festival of Creative Learning 2018: AI in the Cinema - Dystopia now?

The Festival of Creative Learning is a year-long festival exploring creative learning and innovation at the University of Edinburgh (UoE).

Prof Sethu Vijayakumar on BBC Radio Scotland

An interview with Prof Sethu Vijayakumar will air as part of BBC Radio Scotland's Brainwaves series

Taku Komura delivers key note speech at CVMP 2017

CVMP 2017 - The 14th European Conference on Visual Media Production

EPSRC RAI Hub Awards

Three major EPSRC RAI Hub Awards to boost Robotics Research Portfolio at University of Edinburgh

Febrian Rachmadi receives Best Student Paper Award

Febrian Rachmadi receives Best Student Paper Award at IEE ICACSIS 2017

Robots for Resilient Infrastructure Competition - 1st prize win!

The Robots for Resilient Infrastructure Competition was an International Robotics Challenge Event held at the University of Leeds June 27-28, 2017.

Simona Nobili won a travel award to the 2017 RSS Women in Robotics Workshop

Simona Nobili, PhD candidate in the Institute of Perception, Action and Behaviour, has won a travel award to the 2017 RSS Women in Robotics Workshop.

Smart Robots for Intelligent Warehousing: from Research to Translation

Researchers from Statistical Machine Learning and Motor Control Group have recently received boost in funding from various sources to further their study on novel solutions for automated supermarkets and warehouses.

Welcoming our robotic assistants @ Pint of Science

Subramanina Ramamoorthy will be speaking at the Pint of Science event on 16th May.

Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas: Climate Change in a Connected World

Subramanian Ramamoorthy was a panelist at the The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas: Climate Change in a Connected World event at the Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Bob Fisher selected to represent UK at IAPR

Bob Fisher selected to represent UK at IAPR

Successful bid to host 2020 European Conference on Computer Vision

General Chairs Vitto Ferrari and Bob Fisher (with other GCs Schmid and Trucco) have been successful in their bid to host the 2020 European Conference on Computer Vision in Edinburgh. This is the largest computer vision conference in Europe, held bi-annually, with about 1500 delegates expected. The conference will be held in the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

Stanford AI Distinguished Speaker Series talk - Subramanian Ramamoorthy

Subramanian Ramamoorthy gave a talk as part of this series within the Stanford AI Laboratory, on 10th June 2016.

Valkyrie and The ECR Attract National Media Coverage

On May 4th, BBC journalists and crew came to the Robotarium East at the University of Edinburgh to report on our NASA Valkyrie Project for a special BBC News feature that was live streamed on the BBC Facebook page at 6pm.

Robot Lab & 'Technologies of the Future: Today'

James Garforth, Edinburgh Centre for Robotics student, organised the events Robot Lab and Technologies of the Future, Today. Robot Lab ran from 26th to the 30th March in the National Museum of Scotland and consisted of a series demos that showcased the research carried out at the Centre by current students.

ECR hosts ERF 2017

Edinburgh Centre for Robotics is pleased to announce that next year’s European Robotics Forum will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 22nd to 24th March 2017. The Centre's application to host this event was approved early January this year by EU Robotics.