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26/04/2021

Nottingham Trent University becomes 32nd member of the UK-RAS Network

We are pleased to announce that Nottingham Trent University has joined the UK-RAS Network, becoming our 32nd member institution.

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22/04/2021

Ocado Group announce investment in and joint collaboration with Oxbotica to develop autonomous integrated mobility solution

Ocado Group plc, the leading online grocery platform and solutions provider, announces that it has commercially partnered with Oxbotica Ltd. headquartered in Oxford.

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21/04/2021

Imperial College Robotics Forum – Amazon PhD Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Robotics

An exciting collaboration between the Robotics Forum and Amazon that rewards PhD students pursuing outstanding robotics research at Imperial College London.

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20/04/2021

‘Our Wright Brothers moment on Mars’: Ingenuity helicopter makes history with first flight

An aircraft has made a powered, controlled flight over the surface of another planet for the first time.

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20/04/2021

Optimising the machine and the human

AI algorithms are being developed and tested out of their use context. So what can we do to turn this around and ensure AI fulfils the promises so frequently proclaimed?

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19/04/2021

Perfecting self-driving cars – can it be done?

Robotic vehicles have been used in dangerous environments for decades, from decommissioning the Fukushima nuclear power plant or inspecting underwater energy infrastructure in the North Sea. More recently, autonomous vehicles from boats to grocery delivery carts have made the gentle transition from research centres into the real world with very few hiccups.

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16/04/2021

Automated assistance: how robots are changing social care

Robot use in health and social care is on the rise, with the medical robot market predicted to grow to $16bn by 2025. Robots are helping to perform surgery, connect young people to school, and tackle isolation among older people.

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