Global EngagementHamlyn Centre plays an active role in international collaboration and outreach activities. Focusing on technological innovation, but with a strong emphasis on clinical translation and direct patient benefits with global impacts, the Centre is at the forefront of research in imaging, sensing and robotics for addressing global health challenges associated with demographic, environmental, social and economic changes. Hamlyn therefore works with partners to host the remarkable Hamlyn Symposium and engages in an array of international activities.


 

Global Engagement

 The Hamlyn Symposium

The Hamlyn Symposium

The Hamlyn Symposium has been successfully conducted for the past 11 years. Associated with UK Robotics Week, which contains the International Robotics ShowcaseSchool Robot Competition and Surgical Robot Challenge as well as International Conferencesthe Hamlyn Symposium is composed of 

  • a series of workshops on various clinical and technical topics  and
  • the main conference with the participants from leading medical, science and technology institutions.

The coming  12th Hamlyn Symposium on Medical Robotics will be held on 23rd - 26th June 2019.

The theme of this year is Clinical Challenges and Levels of Autonomy.

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Summer and winter school

Summer & Winter School

Hamlyn Centre organises the Hamlyn Summer School annually for talented undergraduate or post-graduate students around the world. Focusing on machine learning, robotics and sensor networks, the course consists of taught lectures by leading researchers in the field, mini-projects and workshops on research & communication skills training.


The Hamlyn Winter School focuses on both the technical and clinical aspects of Surgical Imaging and Vision. Through invited lectures, hands-on demonstrations, workshops and mini-projects, the purpose of our winter school is to help researchers familiarise with the cutting edge research of this rapidly expanding field.

The Hamlyn Winter School this year will be held on 3rd to 7th December 2018.

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Accommodating International leaders and elites

Accommodating Global Leaders & Elites

The pioneering research in imaging, sensing and robotics for addressing global health challenges associated with demographic, environmental, social and economic changes as well as the training of surgeons and engineers in robotic technologies in Hamlyn Centre have drawn global attention and attracted visits by many international leaders and elites.