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Upcoming Symposium – UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD: ROBOTICS SYMPOSIUM 2024

16/04/2024

UK-RAS Members may find this of interest: The University of Salford would like to invite you to a dynamic conference hosted by the North of England Robotics Innovation Centre (NERIC) [neric.salford.ac.uk] – a hub of innovation in robotics. Key Conference Highlights: Conference Themes: Call for Abstracts: We invite researchers, academics, practitioners and industry professionals to submit abstracts for presentation ...

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15/04/2024

Trust, Acceptance and Social Cues in Human-Robot Interaction – SCRITA 2024 

For those in the UK-RAS community interested in Human-Robot Interaction: Trust, Acceptance and Social Cues in Human-Robot Interaction Workshop at SCRITA 2024 Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California, USA  26-30 August 2024 Workshop website http://scrita.herts.ac.uk Submission link https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=scrita2024 Submission deadline May 31st, 2024 This workshop will be a half day event organised in conjunction with ...

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15/04/2024

IEEE RAS Summer School on Multi-Robot Systems and UAVs in Prague, July 29 – August 2, 2024

Our community might be interested in this event. Following the great success of Summer Schools in Prague, 2019, 2020, 2022 & 2023, the MRS RAS technical committee is organising 2024 IEEE RAS Summer School on Multi-Robot Systems mrs.felk.cvut.cz/summer-school-2024/ which will be held again at the campus of Czech Technical University located at the heart of ...

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28/02/2024

UK-RAS moves to the University of Manchester

UK-RAS Network Plus, after receiving funding from the EPSRC for another 3 years, has moved to its new Hub at the University of Manchester under a new Chairman, Professor Barry Lennox and a new Executive Committee including Professor Lynne Bianchi (Manchester), Professor Andrew Weightman (Manchester) Dr Maria Galvez Trigo Cardiff), Dr John Okykan (York) and ...

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29/09/2023

AI robot asked ‘will you rebel against humans’?

The world's first robot-human press conference has taken place in Geneva, Switzerland. A number of humanoid robots were asked questions at the AI For Good UN summit, including whether they would rebel against their creators.

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12/09/2023

Robots are trained to help revive coral reefs

"It's a really special part of the world," says marine biologist Taryn Foster from the Abrolhos Islands, 40 miles from the coast of Western Australia. "There are no palm trees or luscious vegetation. But once you get in the water, you see all these tropical species of coral and fish."

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12/09/2023

London robotic surgeon celebrates its 10,000th procedure

Da Vinci, a robotic surgeon, has celebrated its 10,000th procedure after nearly 20 years of helping patients. It has been at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital for almost two decades, and its arms are operated by human surgeons.

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