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09 Nov

Innovative Manufacturing CRC Celebrations

The Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC) is coming to a close at the end of the year and to celebrate, they held a project showcase to highlight the ...

09 Nov

QUT’s Design Robotics Team wins AFR Industry Engagement award

[caption id="attachment_444" align="alignleft" width="150"] Jared Donovan[/caption] Congratulations to QUT's Design Robotics team for winning The A ...

09 Oct

Teresa Vidal-Calleja – 2022 Women in Robotics you need to know about

Congratulations to our Research Program co-Lead, Teresa Vidal Calleja who has been named as one of 2022's Women in Robotics You Need to Know About. ...

20 Sep

Congratulations to Dr Penny Williams on her ARC DECRA grant

Dr Penny Williams has been awarded an ARC DECRA grant for her project ‘Automated People Management: When algorithms manage employees’. The $ ...

19 Sep

Highly commended award for Dr Muge Belek Fialho Teixeira

Associate Investigator, Dr Muge Belek Fialho Teixeira was highly commended in the Digital Mover and Shaker Award category at the recent 2022 Women in ...

16 Sep

New PhD scholarship with CSIRO available

We are pleased to announce a new scholarship for the Centre that is funded by and also a part of CSIRO's Collaborative Intelligence Future Science Pla ...

12 Sep

Our first year: Industry placements

Continuing our celebration of 1 year in operation, today we are looking at one of the key elements of the Centre – the 12 month industry placement t ...

09 Sep

Meer our E.P.I.C. Researchers: Associate Professor Mats Isaksson

Recently we interviewed one of our E.P.I.C. researchers from Swinburne University of Technology, Associate Professor Mats Isaksson, co-Lead of the ‘ ...

07 Sep

Our first year: Cobotic Welding

Centre Chief Investigator, Prof Will Browne is leading a cobotic welding project with two of his undergraduate students and the Centre's Engineers fro ...

07 Sep

Our first year: Shorts Project

Continuing our celebration of 1 year in operation, today we are looking at one of the first projects of the Centre – the Shorts project with InfraBu ...

31 Aug

Celebrating our 1st Year of Operation!

Today marks the completion of our first year of operation! Over the past year, we've spent a lot of time understanding the challenges of our indust ...

17 Aug

B & R Enclosures Workshop and Staff Survey

On 25th July and 8th August,  researchers from the Centre (Glenda Caldwell, Greg Hearn, Penny Williams, Stine Johansen, Melinda Laundon and Alan Burd ...

20 Jun

SAGE Prize for Innovation/Excellence awarded to Centre’s researchers

Congratulations to our 'Human-Robot Workforce' researchers, co-lead Dr Penny Williams and Chief Investigator Prof Paula McDonald on being awarded the ...

16 Jun

Australian Network for Art & Technology (ANAT) Residency at ARM Hub and Cobotics Centre

We are pleased to announce that the ARM Hub (and Australian Cobotics Centre) will be hosting Dr Steph Hutchinson through an Australian Network for ...

15 Jun

Meet our E.P.I.C. Researcher, Associate Professor Glenda Caldwell

Associate Professor Glenda CaldwellThe Australian Cobotics Centre has some incredibly E.P.I.C. researchers. Each month we will be profiling a differen ...

10 Jun

17th International DESIGN Festival paper published

A Life-Cycle Framework to Manage Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange in Open Organisation   We are very proud to announce the Centre's first ...

05 Jun

Changes to our Swinburne Chief Investigators

We are sad to announce the departure of two of our Program co-Leads from Swinburne University of Technology. Professor XiaoQi Chen is mov ...

30 May

Welcome to our first PhD Researchers!

We would like to officially welcome our first PhD students to the Centre. Baris Balci, is based at QUT and his project is part of the Biomimic Cobots ...

27 May

What has Star Wars influenced over the last 45 years

Centre Director, Professor Jonathan Roberts, spoke with Sirine Demachkie on Weekend Evenings on ABC Radio about the influence of Star Wars. Jonatha ...

21 Apr

QUT robotics researchers have a new robotic best friend

The Australian Cobotics Centre's Associate PhD Student, Marisa Bucolo, was recently featured in the Queensland University of Technology News as one of ...

14 Apr

Collaborative Robotics: Helping to create a safer workplace and more engaged workforce

Cobotics can help create safer working environments for people. This is particularly important within Australian manufacturing, an industry with one o ...

03 Mar

Happy World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development!

Happy World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development! Today we recognise and celebrate the contribution of engineers and the importance their wo ...

17 Feb

Dr Sean Gallagher on ABC Radio Melbourne: Presenteeism and Burnout

Chief Investigator Dr Sean Gallagher featured on ABC Radio Melbourne's lunchtime program with Jacinta Parsons on 17th February. He talked about presen ...

04 Feb

Current Developments in Medical Robotics seminar from Swinburne’s Manufacturing Futures Research Institute

Join one of the Centre's Chief Investigators, Dr. Mats Isaksson on 15th February to hear him talk about current developments within Medical Robots. ...

22 Dec

Thank you for an E.P.I.C 2021!

​As we approach the end of 2021, we often take stock of the year that has just passed. We look back on the successes, look for opportunities to enha ...

08 Dec

Teresa Vidal-Calleja on ‘Let’s Talk Robotics’ podcast

Our Biomimic Cobots program co-lead, the amazing Teresa Vidal Calleja (Associate Professor at UTS Robotics Institute) featured in today's episode of " ...

07 Dec

Editorial feature in AU Manufacturing’s ‘Leadership in Factory Automation’ series

The Australian Cobotics Centre features in the latest editorial series of Au Manufacturing!  Au Manufacturing is the news and analysis website ...

18 Nov

Let’s talk robotics with Professor Jonathan Roberts

Centre Director, Jonathan Roberts featured in the latest episode of  "Let's talk robotics" by Nicci Rossouw from Expatec. The robotics capability ...

17 Nov

Prestigious Academy of Social Sciences recognises Professor Paula McDonald

The Australian Cobotics Centre congratulates Professor Paula McDonald who has been newly elected as a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Scien ...

12 Nov

Human Robot Interaction at the Centre for Biomedical Technologies 2021 conference

Centre Director, Jonathan Roberts  was joined by Human-Robot-Interaction Program co-lead, Jared Donovan and industry partner, Cook Medical's Alex Bud ...

11 Oct

Australian Welding Magazine features the Australian Cobotics Centre!

The Australian Cobotics Centre features in the latest edition of Australian Welding Magazine, the Official Journal of Weld Australia!  Weld Au ...

13 Sep

“Robots create jobs” – ARM Hub visit to Mackay

Centre Director Jonathan Roberts and Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing  (ARM) Hub CEO Cori Stewart recently visited the Resources Centre of Excell ...

07 Sep

We’re hiring Postdoctoral Research Fellows!

We're hiring! We are currently recruiting for postdoctoral Research Fellows (LEVB) to work across each of our five research programs across our three ...

31 Aug

The Australian Cobotics Centre is officially in operation!

We are pleased to announce the Australian Cobotics Centre is officially in operation! The Centre is funded for 5 years as part of the Australian R ...

16 Aug

Congratulations to our Researchers for recent promotions!

Congratulations to the Australian Cobotics Centre Chief Investigators and Research Program Co-Leads Jared Donovan and Matthias Guertler on their recen ...

31 May

Safe Work NSW tender awarded to UTS team

Congratulations to Chief Investigator Matthias Guertler and the team from UTS!  They have been awarded a tender from The NSW Centre for Work Health ...

31 May

Swinburne’s “Peak Human Workplace” report launched

In April, the Centre for the New Workforce in Swinburne launched their latest research, Peak Human Workforce report in learning and collaboration in ...

31 Jul

Funding announced for ARC Training Centre

A research team lead by the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has received $4.9 million from the Australian Research Council (ARC) for a new t ...