Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


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Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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AISB Convention 2015

The AISB Convention is an annual conference covering the range of AI and Cognitive Science, organised by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. The 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Research Chair in Logic and the Philosophy of Science, Calgary, CANADA

www.chairs.gc.ca

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Calgary invites applications and nominations for 
a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Logic and the Philosophy of Science. The Canada Research Chairs 
program has been established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian universities to foster 
excellence in research and teaching. Further information on the program is available on the CRC 
website at www.chairs.gc.ca.

We are seeking an established scholar and a leader in any area of logic or the philosophy of 
science. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of research, teaching and 
graduate supervision, and an innovative research program. The appointment, at the rank of Associate 
Professor or Professor, is expected to start on July 1, 2013.

Specific inquiries about this position may be directed to:

Ali Kazmi, Head
Department of Philosophy
University of Calgary
Email: akazmi@ucalgary.ca

All Chairs are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat. 
Applications including a CV, a writing sample, a teaching dossier, and a description of a 7 year 
research plan, and names and contact information of three referees may be sent to:

Merlette Schnell, Manager
Department of Philosophy
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
CANADA
Email: schnell@ucalgary.ca

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of the applications will begin 
on July 9, 2012.