KASPAR in the press
KASPAR has appeared many times in the press, at exhibitions and at other events.
16 May 2015 - BBC News: Step inside the secret robot house
10 March 2014 - BBC News: Could robots help children with autism?
22 Apr 2014 - The Telegraph: Paving the way for future talent
Jane Asher supporting autism research in Hertfordshire
16 May 2013
Jane Asher, president of the National Autistic Society and Patron of TRACKS Autism, gave a keynote talk at the University of Hertfordshire's 'Supporting Children with Autism, Healthcare Forum 2013'.
Ms Asher's talk was introduced by Kerstin Dautenhahn. Kerstin and PhD student Luke Wood also gave a demonstration of KASPAR.
Read the University of Hertfordshire press release.
KASPAR at the National Autistic Society conference in Harrogate
5 March 2013
KASPAR was demonstrated by Dr Ben Robins and PhD student Luke Wood during a two-day exhibition at the National Autistic Society conference on the 5th and 6th of March 2013. Dr Robins also presented his work with KASPAR and children with autism in two lunchtime seminars.
Read more about the conference.
KASPAR in the University of Hertfordshire's Jubilee Research Exhibition
7 November 2012
KASPAR was presented at the Jubilee Research Exhibition at the University of Hertfordshire on 7 November 2012.
Read the story - Inspiring the Next Generation of Researchers
KASPAR meets the Duke of Edinburgh
10 October 2012
KASPAR was introduced to HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, by Dr Ben Robins during an exhibition at the Stevenage Business and Technology Centre on 10 October 2012.
KASPAR at the 'Science Museum Lates' event
28 November 2012
KASPAR was presented at the 'Science Museum Lates' event on 28 November 2012.
KASPAR showcased at the Science Museum in London
30 November 2011
An exhibition featuring an array of European robot projects taking place at the Science Museum in London has selected KASPAR to appear. All robots featured in the showcase were chosen because they are considered to be the best in European robotics.
The exhibition explores how robots look set to play a significant role in our future.
Visit the London Evening Standard webpage for the full news report.
KASPAR recognised as one of the most important university research projects in the UK
4 July 2011
The KASPAR project has been selected to feature in the 'Big Ideas for the Future' report - a dossier of research projects taking place in universities across the UK that could potentially change lives in the years to come.
Research Councils UK have seen the potential in KASPAR for the improvement of the lives of children dealing with autism, and can visualise the positive impact this may have going forward.
Visit the MTB Europe webpage for the full news report.
AOL News reports: 'KASPAR the social robot helps autistic kids'
8 March 2011
AOL News, an American news outlet, has reported on the work being undertaken with KASPAR by Dr Kerstin Dautenhahn and her team at the University of Hertfordshire.
Visit the AOL News web page for the full news report.
KASPAR appears at the National Autistic Society's Professional Conference
28 February 2011
KASPAR, the interactive humanoid robot designed by Dr Kerstin Dautenhahn and her team from the School of Computer Sciences, made its appearance at The National Autistic Society's (NAS) Professional Conference in Manchester this week.
Senior autism professionals from the across the UK were delighted to see KASPAR, an innovative project helping children with autism to develop their communication skills.
Visit the University of Hertfordshire research blog for the report.