The REELER newsletter informs about the latest research developments and outreach activities. REELER is an interdisciplinary EU Horizon 2020 project, running from 2017-2020.
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REELER around the globe
Our researchers have been doing ethnographic fieldwork in 7 European countries and observed real life experiences with robot design processes and human-robot interaction.
Recent outreach activities
REELER hosted Mini Public I in Cambridge October 2017, where members of the public, policy-makers and academics voted and discussed ethics in relation to healthcare robots. Read more about Mini Public I
New to the REELER network
Upcoming events - 5 workshops at 5 conferences
REELER researchers will host five different workshops dealing with ELS-related issues within robotics at a number of conferences in the Spring of 2018.
RoboPhilosophy, 14-17 February, in Vienna, Austria. Our workshop Ethnographic methodology in HRI is a chance to discuss empirically-based themes of robots and work, with consideration of ethical, socio-cultural, economic and political impacts of robot implementation in the workplace.
Stay updated here and in our REELER calendar
Responsible Robotics, 19-23 February, the workshop Shaping our Future with Robotics intends to bring together multiple disciplines from the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences to define the field of responsible robotics for guiding designers, developers, and policy-makers in the area of robotics. Read more about the workshop.
ERF2018, 13-15 March in Tampere. Here we host a highly participatory workshop drawing on role play and design processes when we invited robot designers to discuss Robot development and design: what about ethical aspects? See the preliminary program here.
Merry Christmas and Happy new year
The REELER team would like to use this opportunity to wish all our readers and collaborators a merry Christmas and a happy New Year. We hope 2018 will be a prosperous year for all!