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Australia’s top female robotics researchers to lead social robotics forum at ICRA

Full day social robotics forum at International Conference for Robotics and Automation (ICRA) in Brisbane to explore the future and benefits of social robots including in health, aged-care, manufacturing, and retail ICRA to host >2,500 of the world’s leading robotic and automation experts in Australia for the first time – recognition of the strength of Australian research and contribution to robotics18 May: As new generations of robots are stepping into our lives and workplaces, the field...

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Robot Academy celebrates first anniversary

The QUT Robot Academy is celebrating its first birthday with its own impressive data set. Since launching just 12 months ago, more than 36,000 students from around the world have logged almost 300,000 lesson views, across 13 different subject areas. QUT Distinguished Professor, Peter Corke, who has collaborated with the University to develop the Robot Academy, said he was enormously proud of what had been achieved. “Robotics is an exciting field in which to work and it ...

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Centre Director Peter Corke named 2017 Australian University Teacher of the Year

Robotics is a passion for Professor Peter Corke. For decades, he’s been on the forefront of robotics research, including the last four years as Director for the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision. Along the way, though, Prof Corke has been very active in teaching what he knows. Because of that, Prof Corke was just named as the “2017 Australian University Teacher of the Year” by the Australian Government’s Department of Education and Training at a ceremony in Melbourne. “Personally, it recognis...

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