A 5ft 2ins tall magenta robot, equipped with sensors and cameras, will guide visitors through exhibitions at a Lincoln museum from today.
Researchers have secured £1.1 million in grant funding to develop artificial intelligence systems to enable self-learning robots to be deployed in place of humans to hazardous nuclear sites.
Swarming insects are the inspiration behind a global research project that aims to create a pioneering new collision avoidance system to enhance the safety of driverless cars.
The University of Lincoln has been added to a growing national network of the UK’s leading robotics research centres.
Scientists are working to develop new fleets of autonomous ‘self-optimising’ forklift trucks which can operate safely and efficiently in warehouses alongside human co-workers, and automatically adapt to changing work demands.