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

Postdoctoral fellowship in philosophy, Sao Leopoldo, BRAZIL

The Department of Philosophy at UNISINOS (Jesuit University) invites 
applications for one (01) position as Postdoctoral fellow researcher in 
Philosophy, areas of specialization and concentration open, starting 
between February and March 2014, pending administrative approval. It?s an 
appointment for 2 years renewable for 2 more.

The current monthly value of postdoctoral scholarships amounts to R$ 4.100 
reais (Brazilian currency).

Qualifications. Applicants must have completed the requirements for the 
Ph.D. by January 01, 2014. Those who are not Brazilians should prove home 
address. They cannot be employed by another institution during the period 
of their appointment at UNISINOS, nor be retired.

How to Apply. Candidates should send email to apply to 
with the following attachments:

01) a current curriculum vitae;

02) contact information of two referees who will be asked to comment 
specifically on the applicants qualification;

03) a research proposal (not to exceed 1,500 words), describing the 
project to be carried out (in English, Spanish or Portuguese); and

04) a sample of Academic writing.

Completed applications must be received by November 15, 2013, to ensure 
full consideration. An interview via Skype in English, Spanish or 
Portuguese, will be scheduled with selected candidates.


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