This article was originally written by a member of the society for their personal blog. Arena for Smallpeice 2019 Another year, another two robotics events. The first was Student Robotics 2019, a new organisation to me, albeit very closely linked to the activities that I’d been involved in before. SR is of a much larger scale than the other events that I’ve helped organise before, with approximately 30 teams this year, squeezing into the same venue that we’d usually fit 10 teams in.
This article was originally written by a member of the society for their personal blog. About two years ago, I attended a summer school at the University of Southampton. It was organised by a charity called The Smallpeice Trust, who run STEM courses for 13 - 18 year old children in the UK. At the time I enjoyed it, but little did I realise at the time that I would end up running the same course just two years later.
This article was originally written by a member of the society for their personal blog. Many months of hard work came to fruition last weekend, as we hosted the SourceBots 2018 robotics competition at The University of Southampton. Eight teams of sixth form students from surrounding colleges gathered at The Cube to compete their robot designs against each other. One way that I often like to describe SourceBots is like Robot Wars, but less violent and completely autonomous.