UK Robotics Week 2017 officially launches today

UK Robotics Week 2017 officially launches today, with a range of robotics activities and challenges open to schools, academic institutions and industry sectors. These activities culminate in a national week of celebration being held 24th – 30th June 2017.

UK Robotics Week 2017 officially launches today2016-11-08T17:06:46+01:00

Self-driving vehicles tested in public

Self-driving vehicles equipped with Oxford-developed autonomy software have been tested successfully in public for the first time in the UK.  The demonstration in Milton Keynes was coordinated by the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) and marked the conclusion of the LUTZ Pathfinder project, which has been running for the past 18 months.

Self-driving vehicles tested in public2017-03-21T12:21:04+01:00

ORI at the Shell Eco Marathon until 3 July

The first public deployment of Selenium - the first autonomous lap on a Shell Eco Marathon track - the first non-MRG safety driver - the first time we will be carrying passengers on consecutive days - Come and join us! The car is ready ...

ORI at the Shell Eco Marathon until 3 July2016-10-29T15:06:17+01:00

Get ready for robotics

 UK robotics innovation is taking centre stage this summer, with the announcement of a nationwide programme of exciting events for the first ever UK Robotics Week (25 June – 1 July 2016).   Events for people of all ages are being held up and down the country, spanning public lectures, open labs, schools and academic competitions, [...]

Get ready for robotics2016-10-22T19:49:34+01:00

EPSRC Press Release

The UK’s ability to develop and exploit the vast potential of Robotics and Autonomous Systems was given a major boost today with the formal launch of The EPSRC UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network (UK-RAS Network). The Network will bring together the UK’s core academic capabilities in robotics innovation under national coordination for the first time and encourage academic and industry collaborations [...]

EPSRC Press Release2016-10-22T19:49:34+01:00


Our Space Robot is a Q14 robot from Advanced Robotics Concepts. With active 4 wheel steering and drive, a passive dynamic suspension system and a range of sensors, the Q14 is well equipped to handle a range of environments and provides us with a great platform to test our algorithms. The chassis is capable of [...]


Inspection   The inspection thread seeks to augment human ability in detailed inspection. The snake arm allows sensors to be deployed in hard to reach places  - almost like key hole surgery. it carries cameras and laser to able us to recreate reconstructions of the shape of awkward and potentially dangerous places, [...]