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A Multi-Disciplinary Research Centre

LIRA epitomizes and facilitates transdisciplinary and collaborative work. It has 8 research themes with the main research strengths in:

  • Trustworthy and secure autonomous systems.
  • Robotic and Autonomous Systems for nuclear waste treatment and decommissioning research.
  • Explainable deep learning and its applications to:
    • Remote sensing.
    • Autonomous driving.
    • Medical imaging, e.g. Covid-19.

Research Themes


  • Co-Directing ELLIS Programme on HCML

    ELLIS mission is to create a diverse European network that promotes research excellence and advances breakthroughs in AI, as well as a pan-European PhD program to educate the next generation of AI researchers

  • Member of CLAIRE Research Network

    CLAIRE is a Confederation of AI research Labs in Europe, which aims to strengthen European excellence in AI research and innovation