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Registration is now open  https://events.theiet.org/the-5th-annual-future-of-medicine-conference/ read more...
Posted by Lynsay Callaghan on IET Robotics and Mechatronics Network Mar 26, 2019 11:55 am GMT
Motion control systems have proved instrumental in transforming the socio-economic aspects of our lives. Almost everything ranging from cars to the giant space shuttles makes use of various types of motion control systems to speed up and perfect different processes. read more...
Posted by Jack Warner on IET Robotics and Mechatronics Network Jul 11, 2018 12:43 pm BST
The Robotics and Mechatronics TPN will once again be sponsoring the public lecture at this year's 19th Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS) conference. This year, the keynote will be given by Professor Brian Scassellati, Professor of Computer Science, Cognitive Science, and Mechanical Engineering at Yale University and Director of the NSF Expedition on Socially Assistive Robotics on 'Robots that Teach'. read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Robotics and Mechatronics Network Jun 20, 2018 10:33 am BST
The IET Robotics and Mechatronics Network are delighted to announce that we will once again be sponsoring the 19th "Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems" (TAROS) Conference from the 25th - 27th July 2018 , this year hosted by the Bristol Robotics Laboratory. Caption: Bristol Suspension Bridge. Copyright: Bristol City Centre. TAROS is the UK’s ... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Robotics and Mechatronics Network Feb 1, 2018 2:44 pm GMT
At the beginning of November, the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) in Aberdeen ran it’s inaugural Robotics Week, an effort to explore the opportunities to increase the use of robotics offshore.  Lee Wilson of Subsea 7 i-Tech, and the IET’s Robotics and Mechatronics Executive committee went along to participate in the discussion.  The OGTC, ... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Robotics and Mechatronics Network Nov 29, 2017 11:34 am GMT
The 2017 Member survey is now live and we would like to invite all IET members to take part and have their say. This important survey provides the opportunity to share your views and provide feedback. The survey should take around 10 minutes to complete and will be close on Sunday 29 October 2017 at 23:59 (UK time). You can take part in the survey here . If you ... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Robotics and Mechatronics Network Oct 9, 2017 10:35 am BST
Friday 30 June saw the IET host the International Robotics Showcase at IET London: Savoy Place, playing host to the finale of UK Robotics week. The event started with Professor Phillip Nelson and Professor Guang-Zhong Yang, Chief Executive and Chairman at EPSRC respectively. With a packed lecture hall of up to 300 people, delegates heard from a great ... read more...
Posted by Carl Resch on IET Robotics and Mechatronics Network Jul 10, 2017 1:39 pm BST
Speaker highlight: Dr Rob Buckingham   Dr. Rob Buckingham is Director of the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and the first Head of the new centre for Remote Applications in Challenging Environments (RACE). Dr.Buckingham was a lead author of the UK’s Robotics and Autonomous Systems 2020 Strategy. Before joining the UKAEA, Dr. Buckingham ... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Robotics and Mechatronics Network Jun 28, 2017 3:36 pm BST
Speaker highlight: Professor Andrew Blake   Professor Andrew Blake is Research Director at The Alan Turing Institute. Prior to joining the Institute in 2015, Professor Blake held the position of Microsoft Distinguished Scientist and Laboratory Director of Microsoft Research Cambridge, England. He joined Microsoft in 1999 as a Senior Researcher ... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Robotics and Mechatronics Network Jun 27, 2017 11:16 am BST
Speaker highlight: Dr Sandra Wachter   Dr. Sandra Wachter is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Data Ethics and Algorithms at the Oxford Internet Institute and a member of the Ethics and Philosophy of Information research cluster. Her research focuses on the legal and ethical implications of Big Data, AI, and robotics as well as governmental ... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Robotics and Mechatronics Network Jun 26, 2017 12:24 pm BST

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