University academics to speak at Farmers Weekly event

University academics to speak at Farmers Weekly event

Robotics, automation and associated technologies – an Arable Horizons talk As part of Arable Horizons hosted by Farmers Weekly, University of Lincoln Professors, Tom Duckett, School of Computer Science and Simon Pearson, Founder of LIAT, will be speaking at the National Space Centre, Leicester, on 26th April 2017. Arable Horizons is a series of 5

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Agri-Food Themes at Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology

Agri-Food Themes at Lincoln Institute for Agri-Food Technology

Senior Lecturer in Agriculture, Simon Goodger, recently gave a fascinating presentation which covered five key themes that LIAT will focus on. You can view Simon’s full presentation here. One of the themes of Simon’s presentation is Robotic Automation- a crucial element of Agri-Food Technology.  A video of LIAT’s very own farming robot, Thorvald can be viewed below.  

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LIAT’s very own Thorvald featured on BBC’s Countryfile

LIAT’s very own Thorvald featured on BBC’s Countryfile

BBC One’s flagship Sunday evening programme, Countryfile, this week featured the pioneering work of the Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology (LIAT). As part of the show’s Lincolnshire programme, Director of LIAT Professor Simon Pearson, introduced the University’s Thorvald robot, which is designed to support a range of agri-tech experiments in the field. The image featured

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Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology unveils future of agricultural robotics

Lincoln Institute for Agri-food Technology unveils future of agricultural robotics

Director of LIAT coins new farming technology as ‘one of the key innovations to future of farming’. Professor Simon Pearson unveils the Thorvald robot at the University of Lincoln’s Riseholme Campus, alongside  Computer Science and Agri-food academics who are working on the project. Prof Pearson starts off by introducing the new Thorvald robot, and is the second in the world. The

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Robots emerging as agricultural co-workers

Robots emerging as agricultural co-workers

Advanced engineering could be the solution for the sustainable intensification of agriculture, as technology for producing service robots reaches maturity. An expert in robotics from the School of Computer Science at the University of Lincoln, UK, will discuss the latest developments in the sector during Agri-Tech East’s ‘Pollinator’ event on 11th October 2016. Professor Duckett, who

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