Professor Alan Winfield

About me

My work at UWE spans Research and Public Engagement. I conduc​​​t research in Cognitive Robotics within the Bristol Robotics Lab. I am a member of the Science Communication Unit, and undertake public engagement​ work centred upon robotics. Within that work I have a particular focus on robot ethics.

For details of my research, including current and recent projects, see:
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External appointments:
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Area of expertise

Robotics; Intelligent Autonomous Systems; Swarm Intelligence; Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Systems; Complex Systems; Robot Ethics; Public Engagement; Open Science

My Publications