Research by Catarina Barata published in Nature Medicine

A research project in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and healthcare, led by ISR-Lisboa and Instituto Superior Técnico researcher Catarina Barata, was published today in Nature Medicine. The research put AI to the service of skin cancer detection, with a method that managed to increase by 12% the rate of correct diagnoses by dermatologists. [...]

ISR Get Together | Seminar Series to Nourish Your Mind

  Research tends to bloom when there are opportunities to Get Together and exchange ideas. That’s why a new Seminar Series by ISR-Lisboa aims to make sure that there’s an opportunity to get together every month, not only within the ISR community but with other LARSyS researchers, Técnico units and services and even [...]

ISR Researchers Around the World | Eduardo Cunha @Goa

In an exciting collaboration project between Portugal and India, researchers Eduardo Cunha and António Pascoal recently spent a month in Goa, working closely with their counterparts at the Indian National Institute of Oceanography (NIO). The aim of this joint effort was to develop marine vehicles capable of cooperatively mapping the bottom of the Ocean in [...]

ISR Researchers Around the World | Rute Luz @ESA

From October 2022 to April 2023 our researcher Rute Luz was at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), part of the European Space Agency (ESA), in Holland (The Netherlands). Her Ph.D. advisor, Rodrigo Ventura, was at a conference when he saw a paper about a teleoperation setup presented by Thomas Krüger, head of [...]

SocRob@Home will participate in RoboCup 2023

A team composed of students and researchers from the ISR | Lisboa was selected earlier this year to participate in RoboCup23, the "Champions League" of robotics competitions. The international competition will take place from July 4th to 10th, in Bordeaux (France) and counts on the presence of more than 2500 participants and 40 thousand [...]

MEROP team will participate in 2024 space simulation

A group of researchers from Institute for Systems and Robotics will be participating in AMADEE-24, a space simulation mission of an expedition to Mars, which will take place in Armenia, for a month. The Laboratory of Robotics and Engineering Systems (LARSyS) – represented by the Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR-Lisboa) and the Institute [...]

ISR | Lisboa integrates largest globally responsible AI consortia

Last Friday, January 20th, ten AI start-ups (including two unicorns), eight research centers, one Law firm, and Portuguese leaders in Fintech, Health, Tourism, Pharma, and Retail, got together at Unbabel to kick off the creation of the Centre for Responsible Artificial Intelligence ISR | Lisboa integrates this “Centre for Responsible AI “ which is one [...]

Untimely loss of Francisco Sepúlveda Teixeira

The ISR Community is mourning the profoundly sad loss of a close colleague and friend, Francisco Teixeira. "Dear Colleagues and Friends With great sadness, we announce the passing of our dear friend, Prof. Francisco Sepúlveda Teixeira, from the Mathematics Department of IST. Francisco was at all levels unique: an upright and kind human being, a [...]

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