Culturally competent robots could improve mental health and loneliness in older people The evaluation of CARESSES, the largest ever global study investigating the use of culturally competent robots in caring for the elderly, has been completed.
The future of UK and international farming and food production has been boosted after Innovate UK announced today funding of £2.5m for what is widely considered to be the world’s first robotic farm. ‘Robot Highways’ is a project which aims to ensure industry sustainability by addressing labour shortages, the need for global food production and […]
A backlash against globalisation in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis can kick-start North Wales’s powerful manufacturing sector with a boom in cutting edge technologies like 3D printing boosting the recovery, according to a top expert. Dr Edward JonesBangor University economics lecturer Dr Edward Jones, predicts more businesses and governments will want to have their […]
People in self isolation due to coronavirus can use robots to remotely access one of Britain’s most iconic art galleries, thanks to a unique Bristol Robotics Laboratory collaboration. In a UK first, the temporarily closed Hastings Contemporary has teamed up with the laboratory to offer its members and audiences the opportunity to visit the gallery […]