Open day showcases hospital’s new robot

Authored by Mary

An open day for patients, carers and members of the public is being held next week to showcase the work of a new robot used to treat radical prostatectomies.

On Wednesday 24 June, between 10am-12noon, patients and members of the public will get the opportunity to see for themselves how the robot works and the intricate tasks it can perform. The open day will be held on the level 3...

Robots tune up for unique BBC performance

Authored by Mary

They are used to travelling the world to take on the global giants of robotic sport. But this festive period, Plymouth University’s robot footballers will be bidding to wow audiences with their musical skills after being invited to take part in a unique televisual event.

The Plymouth Humanoids will take their place in a specially convened robot orchestra and perform at the 2014...

Plymouth University's first female robot footballer to receive a makeover as part of Engineering Education Scheme

Authored by Mary

A team of year 12 students from Plymouth High School for Girls have been tasked with giving Plymouth University’s star robot footballer Eva a makeover, as part of a national effort to engage more young people in the engineering profession.

Plymouth University set the challenge as part of its involvement with the Engineering Development Trust (EDT) who organise the nationally-run...

Plymouth University's robot footballer clicks between the sticks for Children in Need

Authored by Matthew Vizard

The England football squad’s record in penalty shoot-outs has left a lot to be desired in recent years. But the next generation of star players are being given the chance to banish the memories of past failings thanks to the robot football team at Plymouth University.

Ahead of this year’s annual Children in Need appeal, the team’s latest high profile signing will be getting between the...

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