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From 3D-printed blacksmith artefacts to proton therapy

LiGHTS Nights is coming to Lincoln and the School of Computer Science is putting on a variety of workshops and lectures you don’t want to miss. Produce real blacksmith artefacts with the latest 3D-printer technology, find out how Lincoln research is improving proton therapy for cancer sufferers, and get up...

Socially interactive robots to support autistic children

Technology is supporting and aiding a variety of people and disabilities every single day, enriching their lives as much as possible. Autistic children can now get communication support from robots. Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It...

Postdoc to give a talk at a world-leading AI lab in America

A School of Computer Science STRANDS postdoc has been invited to give a presentation at a world-leading Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab in the USA. Dr Tomas Krajnik, in L-CAS will give a talk next week at MIT: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in Cambridge, USA on ‘FreMEn: Frequency Map Enhancement...

A sad goodbye

We say ‘good-bye’ with a heavy heart to Marc Hanheide from within the School of Computer Science who has now left  the University of Lincoln to start a new venture. Marc is leaving for a visiting Professorship at the University of Rome, “La Sapinza”, one of the top university’s in...

Jason Bradbury in two places at once

Who said you can’t be in two places at once? TV presenter, tech guru for The Gadget Show and Visiting Lecturer Jason Bradbury showed us how by delivering a virtual lecture for our second year ‘Group Project’ students using new robotic communication technology. Using a Double Robotics system, Jason was able...

BAXTER Taught-In Activity

Take a look at how well our robot BAXTER is coming along. This is the very first demo of our new Baxter robot using taught-in trajectories to manipulate some objects. Not much state-of-the-art science in this one, but a feasibility study of what’s possible with off-the-shelf components.   Let us...