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Dr Patricia Vargas secures funding from Royal Society - Newton International Exchanges Scheme

Dr Patricia Vargas, Outreach and Public Engagment lead at the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, has just secured funding from The Royal Society-Newton International Exchanges (Newton Fund) Scheme.

This will support her work which is in collaboration with the Brazilian Neuroscience Institute .

Congratulations Patricia!

Professor Tony Prescott delivers Christmas Lecture at Heriot-Watt University

On Thursday 18th December, the 2014 Christmas Lecture for the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences and the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics at Heriot-Watt University, "Human Selves/Robot Selves", was delivered by Tony Prescott, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Sheffield and Director of Sheffield Robotics. 

CDT Open Day - 27th February 2015

CDT Open Day – 27 February 2015, 12:30 - 16:00
Whether you’ve already applied or plan to apply to the CDT in Robotics and Autonomous Systems, come along to the CDT Open Day at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh. Meet the directors and current students, learn more about the programme, and have the opportunity to have your questions answered.

Edinburgh Centre for Robotics officially launches

The Edinburgh Centre for Robotics held its official launch event on Monday 22nd September 2014, at the Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh. The launch began with a keynote lecture from Professor Andrew Blake, Laboratory Director at Microsoft Research, who spoke on the history of robotics development at Edinburgh-based universities and the challenges and opportunities the new Edinburgh Centre for Robotics faced.