The University of Sheffield Natural Robotics Lab
Self-propelled self-assembly robotic modules We are searching for 1 or 2 highly motivated persons interested in inter-disciplinary research at the interfaces of robotics, machine learning, arts, biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, engineering, information theory, physics, psychology, and the social sciences. Our projects offer the possibility for you to work on a range of exciting research problems. You will be supported by a multi-disciplinary supervisory team. In addition, we are happy to arrange temporary research stays abroad (e.g., to the USA, Canada, Japan, Switzerland, and EU countries).

The research training we offer is geared towards reinforcing your position of professional maturity and indepedence. The alumni of the Natural Robotics Lab include students that continued their research careers at the MIT, Harvard University, Imperial College London, Yale University, ETH Zurich, EPFL, as well as in industry (e.g. Jaguar Land Rover, MathWorks).

MSc studies (2019/2020)

New cross-faculty, inter-disciplinary MSc programme in Robotics launched: applications open now!

PhD studies (2019/2020)

1. Apply now for admission to the PhD programme and receive an application number (link).

2. Apply for PhD scholarships.

PostDoc studies

We are looking for post-docs interested in applying for fellowships to become part of our team. There are also fantastic opportunities to join a wide range of already running research projects (through PhD student co-supervision). Fellowships are available, for example, via: Please contact Roderich if you are interested in joining the Natural Robotics Lab.