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Summer Undergraduate Internships

Each year the ORI hopes to sponsor a number of summer undergraduate internships. These are open to University of Oxford undergraduates in their third and fourth years. Non University of Oxford students may still apply, however they must secure external funding and will have to arrange their own travel and accommodation. If you wish to apply [...]

Robotics Software Engineer

Robotics Software Engineer We are looking for a dedicated Software Engineer to join the ORI. We have a large code base, which supports our robotic research activity, and it needs full time support and development. We are looking for a professional to accelerate the impact of our work into domains such as autonomous cars, factory [...]

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Learning to Manipulate

We are seeking exceptional candidates for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the Applied Artificial Intelligence Lab (A2I) at the Oxford Robotics Institute (ORI) in the Department of Engineering Science. The post is fixed-term for 6 months. The A2I explores core challenges in AI and Machine Learning to enable robots to robustly and effectively [...]

We are hiring!

ORI are recruiting for a variety of positions to work on robotics a variety of environments. If you are as excited to build the future of autonomous systems as we are, please apply! Platform and Systems Engineer We are seeking a full-time Platform and Systems Engineer to join the Oxford Robotics Institute at the Department [...]

Summer school students visit ORI

ORI was delighted to host a group of international summer school students who were taking part in the Oxford Tradition.  We spent a wonderful afternoon introducing them to the exciting world of robotics research and were very impressed with their knowledge and enthusiasm.  A demonstration of our Snake Arm Robot was particularly well received.  The [...]

New project with Navtech!

In an exciting new project with Navtech Radar we are developing a sensor for autonomous vehicles which will provide 360-degree high resolution coverage in all weather conditions. This will significantly improve the capabilities and safety of the machines in difficult driving conditions, when safe and reliable transportation is most critical. With the majority of driverless [...]

Legged Robots at ORI

  ORI is starting a major new research direction into legged robots. Drs. Ioannis Havoutis and Maurice Fallon have recently joined as academic staff with research expertise in control, planning and state estimation on dynamic walking robots such as the IIT Hydraulic Quadruped and the Boston Dynamics Atlas. Below are upcoming papers in this research [...]

Mapping the city

We used a NABU sensor attached to a street sweeper to map the streets of Oxford, in an innovative data gathering project which will help the City Council to plan and manage its services.  Read the Council's Press Release here:   PRESS RELEASE 11 March 2017 Innovative new city mapping could transform council services A [...]