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India Science Festival (online event) - 21st January 2022

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar presents a talk on 'Future of Automated Robots: How far have we come?'.

ATI - Special issue: Multi-agent systems research in the UK

Submit your articles to AI Communications, the European Journal of Artificial Intelligence (Submissions must be received no later than 30 April 2022)

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Robotics and Autonomous Systems win 2021 Minerva Informatics Equality Award

The sixth edition of the Minerva Informatics Equality Award was presented at a ceremony on 26 October 2021, during the 17th European Computer Science Summit (ECSS 2021), a hybrid event in Madrid and online.

Informatics presentation at NeuroMONSTER 2021 conference

Jerry Zhao, Master of Informatics, NeuroMONSTER 2021: Mathematics Of Neuro-Science, Technology and Engineering - 21st and 22nd September

Prof. Ram Ramamoorthy takes on mentor role as part of new IEEE initiative

EEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Developing Country Faculty Engagement Program

Barbara Webb - panelist for Film Festival event

REEL TALKS: THE PURPOSE OF CONNECTION - Edinburgh International Film Festival

AI Research in Japan: Challenges at the RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project - Online Event

AI Research in Japan: Challenges at the RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project - Online Event Professor Sethu Vijayakumar chairs the online event with Professor Sugiyama Masashi, Director of the RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (RIKEN-AIP)

Prof. Ramamoorthy features in the Computerphile podcast series

The episode of a popular computer science podcast featuring Professor Ramamoorthy has been watched by almost 40 thousand people so far.

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar keynote speaker at Automatica Sprint 2021

"Shared Autonomy: The Future of Interactive Robotics" 

IPAB members have papers accepted at IROS

International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2021.

IPAB and RAD group alumni successfully close pre-seed investment round

Dr Svetlin Penkov and Dr Daniel Angelov, co-founders of start-up company Efemarai

Ministerial Visit for Edinburgh Centre for Robotics

Minister for Science, Research and Innovation, Amanda Solloway MP

COVIBOT project examines doctors' perception of robots helping out during the pandemic

Professor Subramanian Ramamoorthy and his collaborators on the COVIBOT project looked into whether healthcare professionals are likely to accept being supported by robots to overcome hazards and risks related to COVID-19 transmission control.

Ram Ramamoorthy - Living with AI Podcast

“Would you trust a driverless car?”

Avatar XPrize Semi-finalists

Members of the SLMC group in collaboration with Touchlab qualify for the USA semi-finals.

Professor Vijayakumar secures two new Joint Industry Projects (JIP) with HONDA and Kawada

Professor Vijayakumar secures two new Joint Industry Projects (JIP) with HONDA and Kawada

Barbara Webb awarded five-year EPSRC Advanced Career Fellowship

AI insect-inspired approaches to robot grasping

Nine SLMC papers accepted at ICRA 2021

30 May - 5 June 2021 Xi'an, China

Harmony: Enhancing Healthcare with Assistive Robotic Mobile Manipulation

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar looks at flexible and safe autonomous mobile manipulation robots for use in human-centred environments by making fundamental contributions in cognitive mechatronic technologies as part of his new H2020 project, HARMONY.

Scotsman Inside Science

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar explains how robotics can lend a personal touch to human healthcare.

Dr. Alex Li - Teaching a Robot Dog New Tricks

Alex Li and team, in collaboration with Zhejiang University, have created a quick-thinking quadruped that has the ability to use pre-learned skills to respond and adapt to previously unseen situations.

Talos six-foot humanoid robot arrives in Edinburgh

Newest addition to the robotics research lab

Hakan Bilen and collaborators to host ECCV online tutorial

Weakly-Supervised Learning in Computer Vision - 28th August 2020.

Seven SLMC papers accepted at IROS 2020

International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems - October 2020

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar to present at RSE Artificial Intelligence Event

30th June 2020 at 2pm - How Artificial Intelligence is changing our world

SLMC goes to CogX2020

Professor Sethu Vijayakumar will lead Collaborative Robotics and Autonomous Systems panel discussion - 8th June, 10am

Stefano Albrecht receives major grant from US Office of Naval Research

The project will develop new algorithms for explainable reasoning, learning, and interaction for ad-hoc multi-agent collaboration

Sethu Vijayakumar represents ECR at EISF 2020 **CANCELLED**

**Due to Coronavirus, this event has been cancelled** Edinburgh International Science Festival, 4 - 19 April 2020

Steve Tonneau paper accepted in IEE Transactions on Robots Journal

C-CROC: Continuous and Convex Resolution of Centroidal Dynamic Trajectories for Legged Robots in Multicontact Scenarios

TrimBot2020 launches animated short to encourage girls to get into STEM

Prof Bob Fisher, who leads the EC funded TrimBot 2020 project that delivered the world's first autonomous gardening robot would like more girls to study STEM. On the back of the project a video aimed at pre-school girls entitled ‘Ani’s Year in the Garden’ was commissioned.

Professor Vijayakumar to present at 'Hello Robot' exhibition

Thursday, 23rd January in the V&A Dundee.