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Robotics Software Engineer

Robotics Software Engineer Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 with a discretionary range to £44,045 p.a.   We are seeking a full-time Robotics Software Engineer to join the Oxford Robotics Institute (ORI) in the Department of Engineering Science (Central Oxford). The post is funded by EPSRC until 31 March 2021. We are looking for a dedicated [...]

Robotics Software Engineer2019-08-23T10:19:25+01:00

ORI at RoboCup 2019

At the start of July, the ORI’s competition team, Team ORIon, took part in it’s first RoboCup. RoboCup is an annual international robotics competition with the aim of promoting robotics and AI research and pushing the boundaries of scientific research. This year the event was held in Sydney, Australia and there were 13 different leagues [...]

ORI at RoboCup 20192019-07-30T10:36:44+01:00

ORI’s Dr. Mathieu Geisert Awarded Best Paper at TAROS 2019

Last week a group from ORI attended the Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS) 2019 Conference. The conference this year was held at the newly build Mile End campus of the Queen Mary University of London. Many interesting papers were presented and TAROS this year had an excellent set of keynote talks delivered from leading researchers [...]

ORI’s Dr. Mathieu Geisert Awarded Best Paper at TAROS 20192019-07-22T14:58:21+01:00

ORI get to work with the new Stratasys J735 printer

This week Oxford Robotics were visited by Stratasys, the 3D printing experts, to install their state-of-the-art J735 printer - an essential research tool for the Soft Robotics Lab. It's "the best polyjet multi material 3D printer on the market", according to Perla Maiolino, head of the Soft Robotics Lab: "This printer can print a wider [...]

ORI get to work with the new Stratasys J735 printer2019-06-28T12:45:41+01:00

ORI at ICRA 2019

Oxford Robotics Institute past and present at ICRA 2019 in Montreal! Back Row: Ioannis Havoutis, Matt Gadd, Roberto Aldera, Chris Prahacs, Horia Porav, Paul Newman, Ingmar Posner, Rob Weston, Adrián Peñate Sánchez, Tim Tang Front Row: Marco Camurri, Perla Maiolino, Maurice Fallon, Sarah Cen, Alex Bewley, Will Maddern ORI are regular attendees at [...]

ORI at ICRA 20192019-05-30T15:27:08+01:00

ORI run the Oxford Town and Gown 10k

The ORI Running Group On Sunday the 11th of May, ORI's finest athletes embarked on the Oxford Town and Gown 10 Kilometre race. This motley bunch consisted of Bruno, Oiwi, Simon V and Stephen K. It was a fine May morning and it appeared that the masses would be out for the spectacle and sunshine. So as [...]

ORI run the Oxford Town and Gown 10k2019-05-23T11:26:37+01:00

ORI Student Ollie Groth explores AI’s Legal Implications at Google, Berlin

Oliver Groth, a 2nd year PhD student at ORI, was invited to give a talk in Berlin at @KIT19, an annual German conference about legal aspects of IT development. This year’s issue was hosted by Google and focused on the ramifications of self-learning and autonomous systems once they are released into the public space. [...]

ORI Student Ollie Groth explores AI’s Legal Implications at Google, Berlin2019-04-09T15:03:45+01:00

ORI Volunteer at St Paul’s Girls’ School as Robotics Mentor

Over the past few months, one of our 2nd year DPhil students, Mark Finean, has been volunteering as a robotics mentor to a group of girls pursuing their A levels at St Paul’s Girls’ School (SPGS) in London. For a school project, they wished to learn more about robots and investigate how they could [...]

ORI Volunteer at St Paul’s Girls’ School as Robotics Mentor2019-04-01T11:16:03+01:00

Engineering Science announces new Head of Department

Professor Ronald A. Roy has been announced as the new Head of the Department of Engineering Science from September 2019. Professor Ron Roy will take over from Professor Lionel Tarassenko, who guided the Department through a five-year period of extraordinary growth and impact. Please read full article here

Engineering Science announces new Head of Department2019-03-27T09:50:43+01:00

ORI on ICE

As we bask in the warmest February on record and into sunny March it may be hard to remember that just one short year ago snow was ravaging Englands green and pleasant land as the "Beast from the East" descended. ORI, being the excellent planners and weather forecasters that we are, were abroad in [...]

ORI on ICE2019-03-18T12:17:23+01:00