Cutting across all research themes Sheffield Robotics promotes an emphasis on responsible research and innovation aligned with our mission to ensure that the transformative impacts of Robotics and Autonomous Systems are properly anticipated and managed.

Sheffield Robotics showcase

Our research falls into four themes:

Across these themes our research will focus on: 

  • Biomimetics
  • Cognition, AI and autonomy
  • Distributed robotics
  • Human-robot interaction
  • Medical robotics
  • Robot design and manufacture
  • Safety and verification
  • Societal impacts and ethics
  • Soft robotics

Centres of excellence

The University's cross-faculty research centres harness our interdisciplinary expertise to solve the world's most pressing challenges.