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Dr. Anders af Wåhlberg
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Welcome to Dr. Anders af Wåhlberg

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Anders af Wåhlberg to the TAS-S Node.  Dr. af Wåhlberg has recently joined us as a Research Fellow and will be based at Cranfield University.  He has an MA and PhD in Psychology and

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An original 1930s/1940s red bricked building at Cranfield with a covered seating area outside.
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The University with an Airport!

Last week, we held our researchers’ workshop.  Although this was the second time the researchers had all met each other, it was our first trip down to Cranfield.  

Although Cranfield is nearly 200 miles from Lancaster, it is remarkably easy

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Logo for National Highways
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National Highways Workshop #1

New Collaborations: TAS-S and National Highways

On the 18th January, RS3 had our first exploratory workshop with National Highways, which represents the beginning of our new partnership over the next 8 months. It is already clear that this

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Photo of Oscar Julian Gonzalez Villarreal
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From Mexico to Milton Keynes

Ever since my early childhood days I’ve always been amazed by automation. My personal interest in this topic was in large thanks to my own father’s business which sold imported components critical to what some may consider “old school” automation

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TAS-S researchers outside Lancaster Castle
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Meeting the TAS-S team!

TAS-S researchers outside Lancaster Castle
Waiting to explore Lancaster Castle
A large decorated Christmas tree in the Lancaster House Hotel
The Lancaster House Hotel was looking very festive throughout the event

On the 24th and 25th November, the TAS-S Researchers took part in a face-to-face workshop for the very first time.  For me, this was

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Researcher Zhuangkun Wei working hard on a laptop
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PhD to PDRA

Hello everyone! It is a great honor to join the TAS-S project and the School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing at Cranfield University as a Research Fellow on Research Strand 2.  My part in this project is to secure

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Photo of Dr. Luke Moffat
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ELSI, Workshops, and the things in-between

Starting out in Philosophy, I was told by many colleagues that the aim was conceptual exactitude. Get your groundings right, figure out the foundations of your arguments. Now, 5 years out from finishing my PhD, I find myself in new

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A pair of scales superimposed onto a picture of a group meeting.
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ELSI Workshops

ELSI and Autonomous Systems seem to go together. Making Autonomous Systems trustworthy appears to demand ethical considerations, thinking about ways of regulating and making laws, and the societal impacts of those.

In our first two workshops with TAS-S, I worked

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Dr Yu by the Thames, with Tower Bridge in the background.
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A new job at Lancaster University!

I officially joined Lancaster University on 8th April this year as a senior research associate on TAS-S. I had just completed my Ph.D. study at the University of Exeter where I stayed for 5 years, since the first time I

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