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

Three PhD Scholarships in Computer Science, University of Hull, UK

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Hull has three PhD scholarships

PhD Scholarship in Predictive Algorithms for Telehealth Service Improvement and Evaluation
 The University is currently offering a PhD scholarship, jointly funded by the EPSRC and Philips 
Research, on development of algorithms to support telehealth services. The studentship would last 
3.5 years and the recipient would receive a stipend of up to 17,776 per annum.

PhD Scholarship in Enhancing Privacy Through Secure Distributed Computations in Smart Metering 
and Tele-health

To further its research objectives, the Department of Computer Science, University of Hull is 
offering one full PhD Scholarship in the Intelligent Systems Group on enhancing privacy for 
distributed application areas such as smart metering and telehealth.

Generative audio-visual art for art therapy for long-term conditions
This full-time UK/EU PhD Scholarship will include fees at the 'home/EU' student rate and 
maintenance (13,726 in 2014/15) for three years, depending on satisfactory progress. This 
project is part of novel interdisciplinary research that intersects computer science, philosophy, 
medicine and art with potentially exciting new applications on conceptual art, art therapy and 
educational games.

Full details, contact and submission information at: