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The Data Lab upskills more than 1000 learners to address growing digital skills gap

The Data Lab, Scotland’s innovation centre for data and AI, has announced it has upskilled…

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‘World’s most advanced’ humanoid robot arrives in Scotland to help build trust

Ameca, the ‘world’s most advanced’ humanoid robot, is set to make robotics more accessible thanks…

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£20 million boost for Scots researchers to fight global exploitation and abuse of children

Pioneering Scottish researchers have been given a multi-million pounds boost in the worldwide battle against…

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Event review: FutureScot Cloud, Data & AI Conference

EPCC’s Donald Scobbie writes about this recent event in Glasgow, which included a keynote talk…

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The University of Edinburgh Takes the Lead in Responsible AI Integration within Secondary Education

‘Towards Embedding Responsible AI in the School System: Co-Creation with Young People’ The University of…

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The National Robotarium launches ‘future of UK robotics’ manifesto at UK Parliament

The National Robotarium launched an ambitious manifesto at an exclusive event at the Houses of…

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Socially assistive robots ease pressure on hospital staff and reassure patients

Next-generation socially assistive robots have been successfully tested in a healthcare setting to assist patients,…

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AI-training trial yields impressive results

The Edinburgh International Data Facility (EIDF), operated by EPCC, underpins the Data-Driven Innovation initiative. The…

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Waste supercomputer heat and old mines could warm homes

A first-of-its-kind system in the UK is being trialled in Edinburgh to see if waste…

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