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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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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...


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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Assistant Professorship in the History of Philosophy of Science, Waterloo, CANADA


Department of Philosophy
 Assistant Professor in the History of Philosophy

 The University of Waterloo, Department Of Philosophy is accepting 
applications for a tenure track position in the History of P hilosophy at 
the rank of Assistant Professo r . The Department is especially interested 
in candidates whose research is in the history and philosophy of science, 
broadly construed ( incl ud ing technology and mathematics). The 
Department also has undergraduate teaching needs in ancient philosophy. 
The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in Philosophy by the 
time of appointment, some teaching experience, and evidence of an actively 
developing research program . The position will commence on July 1, 2014. 
Duties include research, undergrad uate and graduate te aching and 
graduate supervision, and service. Closing date for applications is Nov. 
20, 2013. Applications should be submitted through the University??s Job 
Application System at https://artsonline.uwaterloo.ca/OFAS/PHIL . Applic 
ations should include a cover letter, research plan and teaching 
statement; a curriculum vitae ; a writing sample ; and three confidential 
letters of reference . All qualified candidates are encouraged to app ly; 
however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 
The Department va lues equity and inclusivity. The University of Waterloo 
encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, 
members of visible minorities, native peoples a nd persons with 
disabilities. More information about the Department is available at 
https://uwaterloo.ca/philosophy/ . F urther enquirie s can be directed to 
the Department Chair, David DeVidi, at 519 - 888 - 4567, e xt. 35701 (e - 
mail: david.devidi@uwaterloo.ca).