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National Robotarium Press, PR and Media

October 2023

Holyrood Magazine – The mechanics of the future

The Engineer – Inside the UK’s National Robotarium

September 2023

The Scotsman – Stewart Miller: Take the reins now and robotics and AI will serve Scotland well

Tech Xplore – An embodied conversational agent that merges large language models and domain-specific assistance

The Scotsman – Data Capital: unlocking the full potential of robotics at Heriot-Watt University

BBC Newsround – The National Robotarium: 10,000 young people learn more about robotics

August 2023

Farmers Weekly – OPINION Fernando Auat Cheein: Give farmers information to tackle water scarcity

BBC Business – How long until a robot is doing your chores?

July 2023

Mail Online – AI fishing net identifies and sorts fish to prevent discard deaths

Manufacturing Today – Stewart Miller: Taking ideas from laboratory to factory

Health Tech World – “The dull, the dirty and the dangerous”: The future of robotics in healthcare

The Press and Journal – How our businesses are developing the skills needed to harness AI

IFA Berlin – No, you shouldn’t be scared about robots

June 2023

Farming UK – Farm bot ‘Tom’ to help farmers create herbicide ‘treatment maps’

The Engineer – Clinicians set to get remote ‘feel’ for patients in trial of Välkky telerobot

May 2023

Sustainable Business Magazine – Crop-bots: How Robotics and AI can help revolutionise farming

National Centre for Universities and Business – Artificial Intelligence: the present and future of technology

April 2023

i4.0 today – Stewart Miller: Taking ideas from laboratory to factory

The Conversation – Professor Thusha Rajendran: We need to discuss what jobs robots should do, before the decision is made for us

The Press and Journal – How drones went from Christmas toys to business tools

Daily Record – Scots firm’s robot that can ‘swim’ through grain stores could stop crops going to waste

March 2023

Scottish AI Alliance – Let’s Talk AI Jobs

The Scottish Sun – Tech a Break: Why spending hours on housework could become a thing of the past within 10 years

January 2023

Robotics and Innovation Magazine – Stewart Miller: The robots are coming – let’s use 2023 to spark a debate

The Telegraph – Could M3GAN exist? The scientific truth about killer robots

The Carer – Robotics collaborations are giving social care a boost

The Washington Post – AI and robots could help detect urinary tract infections earlier

Engineering Matters (PODCAST) – #232 Future of Technology and Engineering

December 2022

The Scotsman – The National Robotarium: taking AI and robotics to schoolchildren to create a better world

November 2022

Cosmopolitan – AI voice assistants are often women: here’s why it’s a problem

BBC Click – Voice banking and robots

Assistive Technology Today – Clever adjustable bathroom and kitchen solutions chosen to feature in the National Robotarium

Arable Farming – Dr Fernando Auat Cheein: Designing robots for local requirements

October 2022

Robot Talks [PODCAST] – Episode 21, Sean Katagiri, Robotics Engineer

September 2022

BBC World Service Digital Planet – Tiny robot cure mice with deadly pneumonia

BBC News – Firefighters trial new smart helmet which could save lives

FutureScot – Scotland’s new ‘national robotarium’ opens with major industry partnership agreement

The National – National Robotarium: UK’s biggest and most advanced robotics centre opens in Edinburgh

Building Design Online – Robotics and AI: The future of designing for assisted living

August 2022

The Scottish Farmer – GUEST VIEW Dr Fernando Auat Cheein: How to best use robots on farms?

The Scotsman Data Capital (PODCAST) – What does Scottish society need from robots?

Tomorrow’s Cleaning – Meet the robots built to clean train carriages

BBC Radio 4’s Positive Thinking – Can an avatar cure loneliness?

July 2022

BBC Machine Minds – Why your voice assistant might be sexist

The Scotsman – Why teaching robots and humans to trust each other is essential

The Scotsman Business – What have The Robots ever done for us?

UKRI TAS Living with AI [PODCAST] – The Psychology of Trust

June 2022

BBC Click – Robot Repairs Out at Sea

New Scientist – Is DeepMind’s Gato AI really a human-level intelligence breakthrough?

Yahoo News – Underwater drone carries out first-ever offshore wind farm inspection

Evening Standard Tech & Science Daily (PODCAST) – May 2022

April 2022

Scotland on Sunday – THE BIG INTERVIEW: Stewart Miller, CEO of the National Robotarium

The Scotsman – Data Capital: What excites the experts most about the potential for data in Scotland in 2022 and beyond

March 2022

The Evolving Enterprise – Robotic and AI R&D is shaping industry and creating vital jobs for tomorrow

The Scotsman Business – Soft robotics meet the technological challenges of hard and dangerous engineering work

February 2022

Med-technews.com – National Robotarium awarded £1.25m for robotic cancer surgery technique

Building Better Healthcare – How healthcare facilities can benefit from academic collaboration 

Robotics and Innovation Magazine – Why we must embed public opinion in robotics research

January 2022

Robotics and Innovation – Danger zone: removing humans from hazardous environments

September 2021

The Times – Robot carer can check on patients with Alzheimer’s

July 2021

TES online – Why coding should be at the centre of the curriculum

June 2021

Sky News – Robot ‘dog’ is helping scientists understand hazardous environments


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