Do robots need a gender? Professor Mari Velonaki of UNSW's Creative Robotics Lab says robots still have male and female stereotypes, but this may change as designers respond to new thinking on gender.
If having a pet just isn’t practical for your lifestyle, could a robotic companion be the next best thing?
A UNSW PhD candidate is refining human-machine communications through his research into the sounds used in social robotics.
Professor Mari Velonaki is the Director of the Creative Robotics Lab at UNSW Art & Design. Her research is in social robotics that can assist humans, including autistic children and the elderly.
UNSW Art & Design's Dr Eduardo B. Sandoval is a robotics researcher who investigates the social aspects of robots, and how they can improve everyday life.
UNSW's Creative Robotics Lab and the Fuji Xerox Research Technology Group have developed a social robot designed to promote creativity and collaboration in the workplace.
A new UNSW course explores the nuanced social roles robots will play in our future
UNSW is offering the first undergraduate Social Robotics course in Australia, giving students the opportunity to design robots that engage emotionally with humans.