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Dr Nicole Robinson
Research Fellow (acting)
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Electrical Engineering & Robotics
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Science and Engineering Projects,
IHBI Elec Eng & Computer Science - HDHS
Discipline *
Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing, Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Doctor of Philosphy (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
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Australian Psychological Society and IEEE Associate

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Dr Nicole Robinson is a Research Fellow at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision on the Humanoid Robotics project, a $1.5 million R&D project supported by the Queensland Government. She is leading clinical trials and experimental studies involving the use of humanoid social robots to collaborate with people. Nicole has contributed to university-led research for almost a decade, and her research interest involves understanding and replicating elements of human behaviour in agents and robotic systems to work towards a human-robot society.

Nicole is an experienced speaker for public outreach activities, holding a media reach of over 15 million unique viewers in the last year alone. She has spoken on the topic of human-like robots and the future of a human-robot society on live television, radio, print articles and world-renowned festival stages, such as Tedx, ABC, Ch 7&9, International Business Times, MIT Technology Review, Phys.Org, Gizmodo, Scope Tv, World Science Festival, and Robotronica.

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