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

Environment Maker Challenge: Day 5 with David Pride

Thanks so much everyone for tuning in today to David Pride’s brilliant Miocro:bit masterclass – and for completing the first week of our Environment Making Challenge! I know that we at SERAS learned a huge amount in the session today – and I expect that everybody else did too. David really helped reminding us that … More Environment Maker Challenge: Day 5 with David Pride

Environment Maker Challenge: Day 4 with Oli Howson

It was brilliant Arduino masterclass today from Oli Howson, the fourth session in our SERAS Environment Making Challenge. Many thanks again for everyone who joined in and for all your great comments in the chat. We all learned loads about how to use Arduinos and really enjoyed tinkering with them on an emulator.  Thanks as … More Environment Maker Challenge: Day 4 with Oli Howson

Environment Maker Challenge: Day 3 with Kisha Bradley

Many thanks to everyone who made it for Kisha Bradley’s wonderful introduction to creative thinking and problem solving, the third session in our SERAS Environment Making Challenge. I hope it helped you all come up with good ideas for the Challenge! Don’t worry if you missed Kisha’s webinar – it’s now available on our YouTube … More Environment Maker Challenge: Day 3 with Kisha Bradley

Environment Making Challenge – Schedule

See the full schedule for our exciting series of online workshops Monday 22 June @ 2.00 – 3.00 Introductory webinar with Stefan Poslad from the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary, University of London. Stefan will set the scene for the challenge and explain some of the ideas behind Making and the Internet … More Environment Making Challenge – Schedule

SERAS Pitch-In Project announcement

SERAS is working with Research England’s Pitch-In project to identify and address skills gaps around the Internet of Things (IoT). The growth of internet-enabled computing, digital manufacturing and the increasing interconnection via the internet of objects in our offices and homes are set to revolutionise our business and domestic lives and could lead to significant … More SERAS Pitch-In Project announcement

Steering Group Announced

With the launch of SERAS, we can now announce the steering group. The Steering Group for the project comprises of Tony Prescott, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Robotics. Patricia Charlton, The Open University and Institute of Coding. Zhibin (Alex) Li, The University of Edinburgh & Edinburgh Robotics Centre. John Sexton, Coleg Gwent. Michael Cregan, Queen’s … More Steering Group Announced

Our Partners

SERAS’s academic partners include a wide range of geographical centres, with representation from England, Scotland and Wales. They are drawn from multiple disciplines, including experts in robotics, education, and diversity. This consortium also includes expertise at all levels of education, including both academic and commercial experience of state-of-the-art student-centred learning methods for digital skills and … More Our Partners