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...


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...


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...


AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: ( The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Two PhD student positions in Computer Science, Leicester (U.K)

Department of Computer Science - University of Leicester

Two PhD student (Graduate Teaching Assistant) vacancies

Fixed-term contract for 4 years

Applications are invited for two Graduate Teaching Assistant positions in
Computer Science. A Graduate Teaching Assistant is expected to undertake
teaching or system development related duties within the Department of Computer
Science, not normally exceeding seven contact hours per week during term, while
conducting research leading to a PhD supervised by a member of academic staff.

Candidates must submit a short statement (not more than one page) outlining the
topic in which they would like to do a PhD and name one or two members of
academic staff under whose supervision they would be willing to work.

A list of research interests of staff in the department can be found

Application deadline is 10th January, and we anticipate to hold
interviews on 25th January. The positions are available immediately.

Further information: