Press and Media
Online article on phys.org RobotRadar.org
puts depth back into robot reporting, 4 December 2012.
Interview for BMT
Focus Magazine, November 2012.
Interview for The Engineer Magazine - UK
teams go for gold at the 2012 FIRA RoboWorld Cup, 23 August 2012.
Interviews for BBC Breakfast, BBC Points West and BBC Radio
Bristol about the FIRA RoboWorld Cup, 21 August 2012.
Dancing Robots Reveal Cultural Clues, BBC Technology web pages, 8 June 2012.
Filmed for BBC TV documentary, Genius of Nature, Parthenon, 24 May 2012.
BBC Radio Bristol Phil Hammond Show, radio interview (live), 5 March 2012.
Interview for Ideas Magazine (Taiwan), Jan 2012.
Interviewed by David Freeman for Discovery magazine, 8 Feb 2012
Quoted in article ‘This car drives itself’ by Peter Kirwan, Wired magazine UK, 1 Jan 2012.
Interviewed for Bright Club Bristol podcast #1, online 1 December 2011.
Interviewed for Guardian Tech Weekly podcast with Aleks Krotoski, online 29 November 2011.
Interviewed for article Brave new world in TNT Magazine, 28 November 2011.
Quoted in Taste for Autonomy, The Engineer, 17 October 2011.
Interviewed for 2 part BBC R4 radio series Robots that Care, broadcast 26 Sept and 3 Oct 2011.
Interviewed for BBC1 ‘Bang Goes the Theory’ Webcast interview on Robot Ethics, August 2011.Article in New Scientist: Five roboethical principles - for humans, Issue 2811, 9 May 2011.
Interviewed for Noel Sharkey's Sheffield Live radio programme The Sound of Science, 3 Oct 2008.
Interview for Hives Hopes, Cover Article in The Engineer, 16 June 2008.
Quoted in Robot nannies threat to childcare, Roger Highfield in Telegraph Science online, 5 June 2008
Interview on XFM radio breakfast show (live), 29 May 2008
BBC R4 Material World, interview about Swarm Intelligence with Nigel Franks, 8 May 2008. Podcast here.
Parliamentary seminar "Intelligent Robots in Science and Society", interview for podcast, 22 April 2008.
Following Symbrion Press Release:
Print and online media:
Real Transformers may soon be at our service, David Derbyshire in the Daily Mail, 13 March 2008. Online version here.
Sugar-cube robots could team up and change shape, Ian Sample in the Guardian, 13 March 2008.
Swarms of Transformer-style robots to be built, Nic Fleming in the Telegraph, 13 March 2008.
Swarms of mini-robots to go where humans fear to tread, Lewis Smith in the Times, 13 March 2008.
The trouble with Swarm Intelligence, New Scientist technology blog, 13 March 2008.
Could we be swarmed by robots?, ITN lunchtime news, 13 March 2008 (recorded).
ITN interview on YouTube: Robots with a Mind of their own.
Live interviews (13 March 2008) for BBC Radio Bristol; BBC Radio 5 live; BBC Radio 2: Chris Evans' Drive Time.
Recorded interviews for GWR; Independent Radio News; BBC World Service: 'The World Today'; Talk News Canada; BBC Radio Wales.
National Science Week: Alien life begins at home, Roger Highfield in the Telegraph, 11 March 2008
Science, Big Questions, small answers The Times colour supplement, 8 March 2008
National Science and Engineering Week The Big Questions, 7-16 March 2008
Scientists Learn to Speak to the Public, Bristol Evening Post, 21 February 2008
Robots to Develop their Own Culture (in German) Welt Online, February 2008
Quoted in Shape-shifting robot forms from magnetic swarm New Scientist Technology, 29 January 2008
Interview on BBC 3 Counties Radio (live), 8 January 2008
Robots in Disguise - HERO, July 2007
Warning! Robots Ahead CBC news, 16 July 2007
If Only I Had a Brain The Age, 22 May 2007
Let's Dance Education Guardian, 1 May 2007
Guardian Science Weekly Podcast, 30 April 2007, with Noel Sharkey
Will Big Brother be Cultural Watershed for Robots?, Times Higher Education Supplement, 27 April 2007
Following press conference on 'Rights for Robots' at Science Media Centre:
Human Rights for Robots? Times Online, 24 April 2007
Robot Future Poses Hard Questions news.bbc.co.uk, 24 April 2007
Robot Rights New Scientist Technology Blog, 24 April 2007
Interviewed on BBC TV One o'clock News (live), 24 April 2007
Interview, with Noel Sharkey, on BBC News 24, 24 April 2007
08.53 Interview with Noel Sharkey on BBC R4 Today Programme, 24 April 2007
Interviewed with Noel Sharkey on Radio 5 Live (Nicky Campbell show), 24 April 2007
Masters of their Fate, cover article in IET Engineering & Technology, April 2007
Learning to Walk with Robots, Bristol Magazine, March 2007
Editorial article in Electronics Weekly, Nick Flaherty, 31 January 2007
People, Times Higher Education Supplement, 20 October 2006
Physics Group Challenge Einstein and Newton, Bristol Evening Post, 5 May 2006
Robots Duo are Brunel for New Age, 21 April 2006
Interviewed by BBC Radio Northern Ireland (live), 21 February 2005.
Member of BBC Radio 5 Live panel debate on weaponised robots (Julian Worricker show), 20 February 2005
Day of the Robots Draws Nearer, Bristol Observer, 22 October 2004
Interview for documentary Sentient Machines, Robotic behavior for extended DVD edition of Hollywood movie i,Robot, 2004.
Interview about Grey Walter robot tortoises on BBC TV Points West (recorded), December 1999
Interview about Grey Walter robot tortoises on BBC Radio Bristol (live), December 1999