Seminar Series Archive

To watch previous talks from the AgriFoRwArdS Seminar Series either visit our YouTube Channel here, or click on the links below.

2021/22 Series

20th May 2022 – Ali Capper (National Farmers’ Union), Making Research Relevant to Farmers & Growers, watch here.

18th March 2022 – Dr Ayse Kucukyilmaz (The University of Nottingham), Dynamic Role Allocation and Shared Control in Human-Robot Collaborative Teamwork, watch here.

18th February 2022 – Dr Mark Ryan (Wageningen University & Research), Ethical and Societal Considerations for the Development and Use of Agricultural Robots, watch here.

19th November 2021 – Prof Dionysis Bochtis (Aarhus University), The digital transformation of agricultural production – advancements, opportunities, and challenges, watch here.

15th October 2021 – Charles Nicklin (IAgrE), Agricultural Engineering and the role of the IAgrE, watch here.

2020/21 Series

16th July 2021 – Dr Nik Cunniffe (University of Cambridge), Modelling the spread and control of plant pathogens, watch here.

18th June 2021 – Eliot Dixon (Agri-EPI Centre), An introduction to Agri-EPI Centre and the challenges faced in agricultural robotics, watch here.

21st May 2021 – Rebecca Ward (University of Cambridge), Building integrated agriculture – a physics-based simulation approach for optimisation of environmental conditions, watch here.

16th April 2021 – Professor Alan Winfield (University of the West of England), Towards responsible agricultural robotics, watch here.

19th March 2021 – Professor Marc Hanheide (University of Lincoln), Working with and along-side humans in agricultural robotics, watch here.

19th February 2021 – Professor Elizabeth Sklar (University of Lincoln), Practical Methods for Shared Decision Making in Human-Robot Teaming, watch here.

15th January 2021 – Professor Alison Smith (University of Cambridge), Algae for Food – enhancing nutritional value and reducing waste, watch here.

16th October 2020 – Mr Iain Flint (G’s Growers), Horticulture and the Path to Farming 4.0, watch here.

18th September 2020 – Dr Richard Harrison (National Institute for Agricultural Botany), Designing plants for robots, watch here.

17th July 2020 – Professor Charbel Jose Chiappetta Jabbour (University of Lincoln), Sustainable Supply Chains, Smart Technologies and Covid-19 Pandemic: Research Opportunities and Challenges, watch here. Professor Simon Pearson (University of Lincoln), Acceleration robotic automation of farming systems, watch here.

19th June 2020 – Dr Matthew Howard (King’s College London), Automation through grower-reprogrammable robotics, watch here.