Upcoming events

1st Local Tournament of the European Robotics League Service Robot (ERL-SR) challenge to be held at Heriot-Watt University

Date: 
Mon, 22/01/2018 - 09:00
Location: 
Robotic Assisted Living Laboratory, Heriot-Watt University

We are pleased to announce the 1st Local Tournament of the European Robotics League Service Robot (ERL-SR) challenge to be held from January 22nd to 26th, 2018 at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh (Scotland, UK).

Art of Possible: Rise of the Robots

Date: 
Thu, 25/01/2018 - 12:30
Location: 
The Lighthouse, Gallery 4, 56 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LX

The Art of Possible is a movement bringing together Scotland’s creatives, policy-makers and STEM professionals to consider civic uses for the regions’ world-leading emerging and enabling (E&E) technologies.

Keynote speakers at this event are Professor Ruth Aylett, Professor of Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence at Heriot Watt University and Dr Rachael Jack, Lecturer in Psychology at the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology and School of Psychology, University of Glasgow.

Why Do Robots Need Common Sense?

Date: 
Sat, 03/02/2018 - 13:30
Location: 
Big Bang Weekend - Main Hall, County Buildings, Wigtown

Why is it so hard to create a machine that can think like a 2-year old child, yet that same machine can beat a grand master in chess?

Dr Subramanian Ramamoorthy will take the audience from the the lab floor and into the future where scientists are exploring consciousness, learning and how thinking creates life.