Health and Social Care

Developing robotics and technologies for care

A picture of the Paro robot seal

In partnership with CATCH,  Medical AMRCAdvanced Wellbeing Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University, and working with regional NHS and social care providers. Sheffield Robotics creates innovative robotic platforms and systems for healthcare and assistive living.

Assistive and companion robots are a particular focus through the development of novel systems that interact safely and appropriately helping people at home, in residential care and in hospitals.

Flagship institutes

The University’s four flagship institutes bring together our key strengths to tackle global issues, turning interdisciplinary and translational research into real-world solutions.