Can robots be 'culturally sensitive'?
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Can robots be 'culturally sensitive'?

30 January 2017 Last updated at 07:56 GMT

Care for the elderly could be revolutionised through a £2.5m ground-breaking international study to build culturally aware robots.

Dr Chris Papadopulos will lead a team that will test and evaluate the robots.

He tells the Today programme that being culturally sensitive is essential to making "care more effective".

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