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

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships in Philosophy, Oxford (U.K.)

Each year, the Oxford Philosophy Faculty welcomes interest from suitably 
qualified applicants in the British 
Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme. 
The scheme is designed to "enable outstanding early career researchers to 
strengthen their experience of research and teaching in a university 
environment, which will develop their curriculum vitae and improve their 
prospects of obtaining permanent lecturing posts by the end of the 

(*) Guidance notes for prospective candidates are available here:

and a preliminary (internal) application form is available here:

(*) The Faculty's Guidance notes for mentors are available here:

and some Divisional notes are available here:

(*) Some preliminary guidelines for candidates, drawn up the Humanities 
Division, are available here:

With best wishes,

Tom Moore