Joseph Ennis, a postgraduate researcher at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) who is covering the effects of automation on the UK’s workforce, asked Dr Graham Deacon, head of Robotics Research, to provide a short briefing for a forthcoming POSTnote.

The event took place on 20th of May, 2016. The results will be published in August this year. Previous POSTnote summaries are available on the UK Parliament’s website here.