Research Bites: Robots, autism and the workplace - Dr Thusha Rajendran

Harnessing the power of robots and Artificial Intelligence to help people all over the world. In the UK only 16% of adults with an autism spectrum disorder are in full-time employment. Our pioneering use of a flash robot that can produce human-like emotions helps adults with autism better understand the expressions of others, aiding them in the workplace as well as helping employers understand when working practices may need to be changed.