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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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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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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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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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UWE Bristol’s Engineering Design and Mathematics Department — a “nurturing familial environment”

Senior Research Fellow in UWE Bristol's Machine Vision group, Mark Hansen, researches machine learning and computer vision, with a particular focus recently on agritech applications.

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Mixed-reality headsets in hospitals help protect doctors and reduce need for PPE

An Imperial-led project has introduced mixed-reality headsets on hospital COVID-19 wards to keep doctors safe as they help patients with coronavirus.

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Touch to transform with tactile robotics

3D-printable fingertips could replace manual labour and assist with caring

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