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...


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...


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...



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

The Drapers' Company Junior Research Fellowship in the Humanities, Oxford (U.K.)

The Drapers' Company Junior Research Fellowship
University of Oxford

The College invites applications for a Junior Research Fellowship in the 
Humanities, which has been generously funded by the Drapers Company and 
will be tenable for a non-renewable fixed term of three years from 1st 
October 2013 until 30 September 2016. The Fellowship is open to graduates 
of any University who are of post-doctoral or equivalent standing and are 
already engaged in independent research. Eligible candidates should 
normally have submitted their doctoral thesis and have fewer than five 
years of post-doctoral research experience by the closing date; they 
should not normally already hold, or have held a Junior Research 
Fellowship in the Universities of Oxford or Cambridge. The stipend of 
17,144 per annum will be indexed to academic salary rises and pensionable 
under the Universities Superannuation Scheme. The successful applicant 
will also be entitled to free meals and free accommodation (or a housing 
allowance in lieu), and to computer and research allowances.

Further details and an application form can be found by clicking the Apply 
link below or obtained from the Principals Secretary, Hertford College, 
Oxford OX1 3BW ( Applications 
should be submitted to the Principals Secretary by 12.00 noon on Friday 
12 April 2013.  Candidates should also ask their referees to send 
confidential references direct to the Principals Secretary to arrive no 
later than 12.00 noon on Friday 12 April 2013. It is anticipated that 
short-listed candidates will be interviewed on Friday 10 May 2013.

Hertford College is an equal opportunities employer.