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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.