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09/06/2020

Work begins on self-driving car test route in Coventry

Autonomous vehicles will be trialled on urban, rural, suburban and highway roads

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08/06/2020

Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships

Royal Academy of Engineering is calling for applications of Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships. This scheme aims to strengthen the links between industry and academia by supporting exceptional academics in UK universities to undertake use-inspired research.

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08/06/2020

Drones deliver NHS supplies to Isle of Wight to help tackle coronavirus

This is the #Windracers ULTRA, a 350 kg unmanned aircraft being used to deliver NHS supplies across the Solent to the NHS staff of the Isle of Wight

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05/06/2020

Hub to lead UK research on Trustworthy Autonomous Systems

The Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Hub will spearhead work to ensure that autonomous systems such as driverless cars and robots are trustworthy by default and can ultimately benefit society and industry.

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04/06/2020

Robot chef prepares and cooks acceptable omelettes

Engineers at the University of Cambridge have trained a robot to prepare, cook and plate an omelette that is flavoursome and edible.

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03/06/2020

From Absolute Safety to Informed Safety

Studies have suggested that we will need to drive over 11 billion miles to prove connected and self-driving vehicles are safer than those driven by humans. However, the issue here is that the number of miles travelled is not a meaningful metric to judge safety.

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02/06/2020

An inside look at manufacturing research

Joshua Taylor is studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sheffield, and joined the Nuclear AMRC in July 2019 for a year’s placement as an assistant research engineer.

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