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Oxford Robotics Institute

Paul Newman appointed Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for services to engineering and technology.

X-Y Plotter Challenge

How Robo-dogs are helping gather species diversity data

Oxford quadruped robot research tested on a live Chevron facility

Responsible AI - let’s make driving boring again

Nick Hawes awarded the title of Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Team ORIon at RoboCup Bangkok 2022

ORI academics winners of Departmental Teaching Awards 2022

We are the Oxford Robotics Institute

Welcome to the Oxford Robotics Institute (ORI). We are built from collaborating and integrated groups of researchers, engineers and students all driven to change what robots can do for us. Our current interests are diverse – from flying to grasping, from inspection to running, from haptics to driving, from exploring to planning. This spectrum of interests has us researching a broad span of technical topics – machine learning and AI, computer vision, fabrication, multispectral sensing, perception, systems engineering to name a few. So welcome to our homepage – and if you don’t easily find what you want or have a question, please contact us.