• Posted on Tuesday 14 April 2015

    Robots on reins could be the ‘eyes’ of firefighters

    Firefighters moving through smoke-filled buildings could save vital seconds and find it easier to identify objects and obstacles, thanks to revolutionary reins that enable robots to act like guide dogs

  • Posted on Friday 03 April 2015

    Congratulations in order for MERI PhD student in Dallas

    Abubakar Mohammed, one of MERI's PhD students, travelled to Dallas, Texas last month to attend NACE International's Corrosion 2015 conference

    Corrosion protection
  • Posted on Thursday 12 March 2015

    Reins project in the news!

    The Reins project, which has been a joint collaboration between the Centre for Automation and Robotics at Sheffield Hallam University and King's College London has been discussed in, a leading web-based science, research and technology news service, as well as in Electronics Weekly

    Automation and robotics
  • Posted on Thursday 05 March 2015

    Symposium on Field Robotics

    On 5th of March, Sheffield Robotics (a collaboration between Sheffield Hallam and Sheffield University) held a one-day symposium on Field Robotics.

  • Posted on Saturday 14 February 2015

    Pioneering researcher unveils new auxetic materials projects

    MERI's Professor Andrew Alderson is leading several projects looking at commercial uses for auxetic materials, which become thicker when stretched or thinner when compressed

    Electronic materials
    Materials analysis
  • Posted on Saturday 31 January 2015

    Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014

    The quality of our research has now been confirmed by the results of the national Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014

  • Posted on Wednesday 21 January 2015

    Launch of Sheffield Robotics

    On the 10th of December 2014 the Centre for Automation and Robotics Research (CARR) and the Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC) together with the University of Sheffield celebrated the launch of Sheffield Robotics (previously known as SCENTRO)

  • Posted on Thursday 01 January 2015

    School Visit

    Sheffield Hallam University's Centre for Automation and Robotics Research (CARR) visited Hunters Bar Junior School in December 2014 to talk to Year 4 pupils about robots and research into robotics

  • Posted on Friday 25 July 2014

    £5.7m facilities which will benefit our clients

    A University research centre which investigates coatings for space satellites and is at the cutting edge of robotic technology is moving to a new home as part of a £5.7m revamp

  • Posted on Wednesday 09 July 2014

    Auxetic Laparosphere for Advanced Medical Applications

    Sheffield Hallam University's Professor Andy Alderson was at the House of Lords to give a talk for the Knowledge Transfer Network at the House of Lords

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