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

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fewllowship in philosophy (2y), Edmonton AB (U.S.A.)

The Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta, invites applications
 for an* *Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellowship, tenable for
 2 years, any time after April 1, 2014. AOS: open. Citizenship: open. Ph.D.
 must be completed prior to commencing fellowship (but applicant must be no
 more than 2 years post-doctorate at the time of application submission).
 ,000 per annum plus benefits and one time 00 research/travel grant.
 Research position, but some additionally remunerated teaching possible if

 Send applications, including application form, a statement (maximum one
 page) describing your proposed research and another statement (maximum two
 pages) describing your research experience, CV, sample of written work, and
 three letters of reference to Jack Zupko, Chair, Killam Search, Department
 of Philosophy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA, T6G 2E7.
 Please ensure that referees address your research proposal. Applicants with
 Ph.D. should include an official copy of Ph.D. transcript (or certified
 copy); others should ensure a copy is sent before taking up the fellowship.
 Deadline for receipt of applications: *November 18, 2013*.

 Fellowships are awarded in a University-wide competition. The University of
 Alberta is committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome
 diversity and encourage applications from all qualified men and women,
 including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and
 Aboriginal persons.

 Inquiries only may be addressed to  For more information
 concerning eligibility and application procedures and application form,
 please consult: