Submitted by Farshid Amirabd... on Mon, 07/07/2008 - 15:56
This website provides basic means of gathering momentum and grouping current experts in the field of Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics. It is intended to encourage interaction between different disciplines involved in the full life cycle of assistive and rehabilitation robotics, from basic users, researchers and clinicians, ultimately to policy makers and commercial entities. Our definitive aim has been to gather momentum for engaging in joint research, nationally and internationally.
Below is the link for an interesting article detailing a new surgical robot developed by Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, at Imperial College, London. The centre claim i-Snake as a low-cost, smaller size alternative for da Vinci Surgical system that is already popular in hospital.
The article (link below) on yahoo says according to the survey conducted by researchers at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, two new stroke warning signs have been identified in addition to the major three symptoms (facial weakness, arm weakness and speech problems) widely informed by the 'FAST' campaign run by NHS.
Please find a list of upcoming conferences in the areas mentioned above during 2011-2013. The list has been prepared by me and my fellow PhD student (Micheal Bowler). As there is a possibility of variations in dates/deadlines and changes in venues please keep an eye on the website of the conference you are looking forward to.
The attachment (ConferenceSchedule.xls) might require MS Office 97 or later versions.
Wishing you all goodluck with your future publications.