Celebrating half a million joiners with the inaugural Open Online Learning Awards

Open Online Learning Award nominees for most popular single course run

The inaugural Open Online Learning Awards took place last week which was an excellent opportunity to gather colleagues together to drink wine, show off some success stories and hand out some awards. The night was introduced by Vice President for Education, Professor Wyn Morgan, who spoke about the importance of digital and online learning to …

“We aren’t dealing with ordinary machines here”

Professor Tony Prescott shakes hands with the iCub robot

Director of Sheffield Robotics and contributor to our free online course Building a Future with Robots Professor Tony Prescott has written this illuminating article for The Conversation entitled Why watching Westworld’s robots should make us question ourselves. In it, Professor Prescott uses the new HBO series Westworld as his basis for discussing how the design of increasingly complex AI …