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Outreach Activities at Schools and Universities
  • 2014
  • School Outreach (Sep 11): Loretto  School- Sixth Form Lectures.
  • Future's Program 2014 (May 12 and May 16): Workshop entitled Robots: The Future of Mankind or Man of the Future? for Top Performing pupils (Level 9) from Schools around England in collaboration with Department of Education, University of Edinburgh 'Widening Participation' Team & the Russell Group
  • School Outreach (Mar 18): Canal View Primary School - Audience of around 200 children and staff from five different primary classes (Primary 4-7).
  • 2013
  • Computer Society of India - School of Informatics Overseas Classroom Project (Feb 18-22) in Machine Learning, Robotics, Algorithms and Computational Linguistics, Coimbatore, India. [link]
  • 2012
  • Dux Awards 2012 (June 22): Workshop entitled Robots that Learn: Challenges for the Next Generation of Scientists for Top Performing pupils (Level 9) from Schools around England in collaboration with Department of Education, University of Edinburgh 'Widening Participation' Team & the Russell Group. [website]

  • School Outreach (Mar 20): St. George's School for Girls Science Day Presentations - Audience of around 60 children and staff from five different primary schools.

  • 2010
  • School Outreach (Nov 10): St. George's School for Girls Robotics Presentation [school website] - Audience of around 50 children and staff.
  • University Outreach (Jan 20-23): Kurukshetra 2010 Invited Keynote Talk at Anna University, India [link] -- audience of more than 500 staff and students [The Hindu] [The Lectures]
  • 2009
  • School Outreach (Dec 11): Keynote Talk at Microsoft Research THINK COMPUTER SCIENCE 2009 event -- Audience of over 400 school children from Cambridge [streaming video] [.wmv dowload]