Dr. Bethel has been selected as a Fulbright U.S. Senior Scholar for a research program at the University of Technology Sydney in Australia!
Dr. Bethel will continue researching therapeutic robots at the University of Technology Sydney during the 2018-19 academic year. In Australia, Dr. Bethel will collaborate with researchers in the University of Technology Sydney’s Magic Lab for Social Robotics to improve the design and function of Therabot and test its effectiveness. Dr. Bethel and her team are working to develop a robotic therapy support system, which includes providing a small robotic dog to individuals undergoing therapy, especially those with post-traumatic stress disorders.
Read the full press release here.