Department seminars

This seminar series brings presentations on leading research and pedagogy to a broad audience within our Department. The seminars are open to the general public and free of charge. All are welcome, booking is not required and anyone wishing to attend need only turn up.

A selection of previous seminars can be watched on our YouTube channel

Spring 2019

  • 6 Feb 2019, 1.30pm (CSE/082&083)
    Jo Iacovides (CS, UoY):
    Playful technology and persuasion

  • 30 Jan 2019, 1.30pm (PL002, Heslington West)
    Sanja Dogramadzi (University of the West of England, Bristol Robotics Lab)
    Healthcare robotics – from intelligent design to AI

    Abstract: This presentation gives an overview of healthcare robotics portfolio at Bristol Robotics Laboratory that spans from surgical to assisted living robots as well as robotic systems to support radiotherapy. The fast and widespread use of robotic technologies in healthcare applications aims at improving patient outcomes and reducing NHS costs. The robotic technologies include soft sensors and actuators, complex robotic system design and control, haptics, machine learning and sensor processing. 

Autumn 2018

  • 10 Oct 2018, 1.30-2.30pm (CSE/082&083)
    Giuseppe Longobardi (Lang.&Ling.Sci, UoY)
    and Dimitar Kazakov (CS, UoY):
    A Computational Approach to Historical Linguistics
    Panopto recording: [link]

  • 17 Oct 2018, 1.30-2.30pm (CSE/082&083)
    Mark Bishop (Comp., Goldsmiths):
    On the limits of AI/Deep Learning
    Panopto recording: [link]

  • 24 Oct 2018, 1.30-2.30pm (RCH/204)
    Javier Cámara Moreno (CS, UoY):
    Model Integration and Decision-Making for
    Self-Adaptation in Mobile Robotics
    Panopto recording: [link]

  • 31 Oct 2018, 1.30-2.30pm (RCH/204)
    Nikola Tulechki (Ontotext):
    Semantic technologies in practice: Designing,
    building, maintaining and exploiting knowledge
    graphs at Ontotext
    Panopto recording: [link]
    Online slides: [link]

  • 7 Nov 2018, 1.30-2.30pm  (CSE/082&083)
    Bishesh Khanal (King's College):
    Medical Imaging Informatics: An opportunity
    to revolutionize health care by working together
    with the medical professionals
    Panopto recording: [link]

  • 14 Nov 2018, 1.30-2.30pm  (CSE/082&083)
    Nikolay Mehandjiev (Alliance Manchester Business School,
    U. of Manchester): Supporting dynamic reconfigurations in flexible manufacturing

  • 21 Nov 2018: No seminar

  • 28 Nov 2018, 1.30-2.30pm (RCH/204)
    Vashti Galpin (School of Informatics, U. of Edinburgh):
    Modelling movement of robot swarms and other herds

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