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17/02/2021

Will robots make good friends? Scientists are already starting to find out

Professor Tony Prescott from the University of Sheffield writes in The Conversation about research into social robots.

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15/02/2021

UK Robotics Labs: Register now for Robot Lab Live!

Would you like to show off your cutting-edge robotics lab? Do you have a cool robot project you’d like to share with the World? Join the UK’s Top Robotics Labs and register now for “Robot Lab Live” — an exciting public event for the UK Festival of Robotics in June!

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12/02/2021

Call for Papers for the 4th UK-RAS Conference for PhD and Early-Career Researchers

We take great pleasure in welcoming students, researchers and experts in robotics virtually to the University of Hertfordshire for the 4th UK-RAS Conference for PhD Students & Early-Career Researchers (#UKRAS21).

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09/02/2021

Puppy training a robotic dog points to the future

Alex Li is the Head of the Advanced Robotics Lab at the Edinburgh University and is among those leading the way in applying artificial intelligence (AI) to robotics.

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08/02/2021

Robotics can lend a personal touch to human healthcare

Sethu Vijayakumar explains how how the latest advances in robotics can help tackle some of the biggest and most intriguing healthcare challenges of our generation.

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05/02/2021

An army of sewer robots could keep our pipes clean, but they’ll need to learn to communicate

In the future, these robots will work around and for us to repair our roads, inspect our water and sewer pipes, maintain our lamp posts, survey our bridges and look after other important infrastructure.

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04/02/2021

Winners of the Medical Robotics For Contagious Diseases Challenge Announced

Top global robotics teams named for inventions including telerobotics for remote control of medical equipment and automated disinfection

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