HeRo/CREATE Healthcare Robotics Summit

The HeRo/CREATE graduate training program at UofT’s Robotics Institute is hosting its first healthcare robotics summit next month, on February 8th and 19th. This will be a broad-based 2-day overview of the scope of Canadian healthcare robotics touching on the three pillars of rehabilitative, assistive and surgical robotics. This event is free and will take place virtually.


Robots were dreamt up 100 years ago – why haven’t our fears about them changed since?

R.U.R.: Rossum’s Universal Robots, by Czech playwright Karl Čapek was first staged in Prague in 1921. Michael Szollosy from the University of Sheffield reflects on how our relationship with robots has changed since.