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Second Mini-Conference Announced

Robotics, Micro:Bit and the state-of-the-art of Technology in Education SERAS’s second mini conference will take place on February 25th 2021. It will be an online discussion about current best practice in utilising robots and other 4IR technologies in education and skills provision. And, as with all of our mini-conference events, it is completely free. This … More Second Mini-Conference Announced

First webinar now online

Many thanks to all of those that joined us for our first webinar last week. The talks and discussion were fascinating, and bodes well for our first Summer Conference in York in July. Special thanks to Tony Prescott, Patricia Charlton, and Dave Gibbs for their thought-provoking talks. You can catch the webinar in all its … More First webinar now online

SERAS mini-conference announcement

SERAS are pleased to announce our first conference event! In the run-up to their summer conference in July 2021, SERAI – Skill and Education in Robotics, Autonomous systems and IoT – are running a series of shorter talks and discussions related to the education and technology. These are exciting times in educational technology. Please join … More SERAS mini-conference announcement

SERAI Summer Conference 2021

We are excited to announce the dates for the SERAI summer conference at the STEM conference centre in York.  The Conference will be held over three days, from the 14th to the 16th of July, with plenary and keynote speakers, panel discussions, workshops and exhibitions to bring teachers, academics and industry together to explore how … More SERAI Summer Conference 2021

UNIMAKER 2020 logo


SERAS team member Richard Waterstone was a speaker at UNIMAKER 2020 this September. UNIMAKER is an academic makerspace conference, hosted by the University of Sheffield for those working or studying in and around Higher Education who love making, creating, designing, inventing, building and exploring using a range of different tools and materials. Starting in 2019, … More SERAS at UNIMAKER 2020

Submit your EMC challenge

It’s been a terrific fortnight, leaning about Arduinos and micro:bits and how to get inspiration and plan your ideas, and now the time has come to submit your ideas on how to use the Internet of Things to solve the challenges faced by our evironment. Submit your entry, simply email your design, drawing, code, plans … More Submit your EMC challenge

Environment Maker Challenge: Oli Howson’s second arduino adventure

Many thanks again to everyone who attended Oli Howson’s fascinating second Arduino Adventure today, the sixth session in our SERAS Environment Making Challenge. It was our final technical session, which makes us all a bit sad, but at least we’ve got everybody’s wonderful Challenge ideas to look forward to. As ever, don’t worry if you … More Environment Maker Challenge: Oli Howson’s second arduino adventure


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