Institute for Safe Autonomy
Work has begun on a new solar farm at the University's solar farm at the Institute for Safe Autonomy which will form a 'living lab' where researchers can develop and test new robotic and AI technologies, designed to maintain solar arrays.
Posted on 3 April 2023
The Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) published “Responsible Innovation in Self-Driving Vehicles” this month, featuring recommendations shaped by the AAIP’s Director, Professor John McDermid, and Professor Jack Stilgoe of UCL
Posted on 31 August 2022
Safety experts from the Assuring Autonomy International Programme have published their latest guidance to support system developers, safety engineers, and assessors to design and introduce safe autonomous systems.
Posted on 22 August 2022
Our Year in review 2021 considers how our assuring autonomy team and community are guiding the safe development of autonomous systems through the translation of our significant body of research into guidance and training.
Posted on 2 February 2022
University of York academics have been awarded £700,000 to develop a legal and moral framework for tracing and allocating responsibility behind autonomous systems, such as driverless cars or medical systems.
Posted on 25 November 2021
A director has been appointed to lead a major new £45m research centre at the University of York which aims to place York at the forefront of research into the safe operation of robotics and autonomous systems.
Posted on 12 July 2021
The Institute will open its doors later this year. Part of its offer to industry and other collaborators will be a range of CPD on safe autonomy.
Posted on 12 May 2021
New AAIP guidance presents a methodology for the Assurance of Machine Learning for use in Autonomous Systems (AMLAS).
Posted on 4 February 2021
Read John McDermid's latest article on The Conversation.
Posted on 27 November 2020
The annual UK National Quantum Technologies Showcase, organised by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and Innovate UK, took place virtually for the first time, on Friday 6 November 2020.
Posted on 9 November 2020
An AI Command Centre, thought to be the first of its kind in the UK, is to be the focus of a study to understand how it will impact the quality, safety and organisation of healthcare at the Bradford hospital it is part of.
Posted on 6 November 2020
A project that will improve the ability of autonomous systems to reason about the impact of their decisions and actions on technical and social requirements and rules has been awarded over £3M from the UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems (TAS) programme.
Posted on 19 October 2020
The RoboFish project looks to develop an autonomous marine robot which mimics the full-body movement of an eel or trout, allowing greater mobility compared to current autonomous underwater vehicles.
Posted on 14 October 2020
The MANY project aims to develop future 5G rural connectivity in North Yorkshire by investigating new technologies, apps and services tailored for rural areas.
Posted on 10 March 2020
The University of York is to establish a £35m flagship research facility to address global challenges in assuring the safety of robotics and other systems that use artificial intelligence.
Posted on 10 July 2019