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 postdoctoral research associate positions in philosophy of mind / cognitive science, Manchester, UK

Applications are invited for two *Postdoctoral Research Associates* in the 
*Philosophy of Mind/Cognitive Science* at the University of Manchester. 
These positions are associated with the *ERC-funded project "The 
Architecture of Consciousness"*, directed by Tim Bayne. Both positions are 
research-focused, and they involve no teaching or significant 
administrative responsibilities. Candidates must have a PhD degree in 
philosophy by January 2014; a background in psychology, neuroscience or 
psychiatry would be an advantage although it is not essential. The 
projected start date is 1 September 2013, although there is some room for 
flexibility here.

Applications should be made via the University of Manchester job portal ( The closing date for 
applications is *May 7th, 2013.*

Requests for further information should be directed to Prof. Tim Bayne: <>

School of Social Science
University of Manchester
M13 9PL