Professor Alan Winfield

About me

My work at UWE spans Research and Public Engagement. I conduc​​​t research in C​​​​​​​​ognitive Robotics within the Bristol Robotics Lab. I am director 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:

I also blog at:

External appointments:
Editorial Boards:
Talks coming up:
  • Keynote, Conference on Social Robotics and AI, 15 September 2016, Oxford.
  • Talk for Cirencester Science and Technology Society, 12 October 2016.

Area of expertise

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

My Publications