Professional Engagement

Rajendran. G.  (2023). Not so lost in translation: my experiences as a Psychologist working with Roboticists. Keynote. Scottish Graduate School of Social Sciences,  19th June, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.

Rajendran, G., (2023). Socially assistive robots, AI and theory of mind, trust and congruence/incongruence. Robotics and Intelligent Systems Group (ROBIN),  University of Oslo, University of Oslo, 20th April 2023.

Rajendran, G. (2023). How socially assistive robots help us to understand developmental conditions and trust. RITMO Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Rhythm, Time and Motion, University of Oslo, 19th April 2023.

Rajendran, G., (2023). School of Psychology, St Andrews University.  Theory of Mind: How socially assistive robots help us to understand developmental conditions and trust. 24th March, 2023.

Rajendran, G. (2022).  Psychological approaches to understanding trust.  The 4th Traincrease workshop. The University of Manchester. 15th September, 2022.

Rajendran, G., Nesset, B., Romeo, M., & Jang, Y. (2021). UKRI TAS Node on Trust: Introduction to the project and overview.  Origins of Mind Research Group, at the School of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of St Andrews, 9th November, 2021.

Rajendran, G. (2020). The role of socially assistive robots in understanding and treating developmental disorders. Computers and Learning Research Group (The Open University). 12 November, 2020.

Mckenna, P.,  Aylett, R., Lim, M.Y., Broz, F., McKenna, P.E., Keller, I., Part, J., & Rajendran, G.  (2020). "Sorry to Disturb You'': Autism and Robot Interruptions HRI 2020, Cambridge.

Rajendran et al. (2019).  Developmental psychology theories and research methods. ICDL-EpiRob 2019, Olso.

McKenna, P. (2019). Role-playing challenging workplace interactions with a social robot, 13th EUSE Conference on Supported. Employment – “Transitions”, which will take place at the Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from 27-29 May 2019.

Baillie, L. et al. (2019). The Challenges of Working on Social Robots that Collaborate with People. CHI. Glasgow, 4-9 May 2019.

Fallon, T., & Rajendran, G. (2019).  "Test Play Project: investigating social vulnerability using mediated role play" at the Networking Lunch Internet use and technology: safety and potential for mental health and well-being,  29th March a University of Edinburgh.

Rajendran, G. (September, 2018). HRI as privileged window into developmental conditions. Invited workshop. ICDL-EpiRob 2018.

McKenna, P.E. (June, 2018). The Tidyverse and Human-Robot Interaction. June, 2018.

Rajendran, G. (2018, 4 May). HRI from a psychologist's perspective. Gateway Event. Edinburgh Centre for Robotics. Invited.

Rajendran, G. (2017, 29 June). Social Robotics: a developmental psychopathological approach. Digital Education Research Group, School of Education, The University of Edinburgh. Invited.

Rajendran G., (2015, March). Serious games for children: a developmental psychology approach. The video games conference: cognition, education and simulation. University of the United Arab Emirates, Al Ain, UAE. Invited Keynote Speaker.

Rajendran, G. (2013, November). Research in welfare technology for individuals with autism [or any developmental disorder] – the contemporary challenges. A-tek conference, Nyborg, Denmark. Invited Keynote Speaker.