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

Doctoral student funding in philosophy, Edinburgh, SCOTLAND

PhD funding opportunities in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh

 Philosophy at Edinburgh boasts a large postgraduate program with over 60 
currently enrolled PhD students and over 40 MSc students.

 We welcome PhD applications for 2013/2014 in the following six key areas, 
where we have particular research strengths:

 ancient philosophy;
 early modern philosophy;
 logic and language;
 mind and cognition;
 philosophy of science.

 For general info about our PhD program and links to applying online, 
please see:

 A list of funding opportunities with respective deadlines (10th December 
and 3rd February) can be found here:

 Please note: one Career Development Studentship this year is allocated to 
a research project in the area of Philosophy of Science. For info, please 
contact Dr Michela Massimi, Philosophy Graduate Director.