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

PhD in 3D imaging of radioactive materials, University of Lancaster

https://www.pgapps.lancs.ac.uk/

Ph.D. position in 3D imaging of Radioactive Contamination at The Control and Instrumentation Research Group, Department of Engineering, University of Lancaster, UK.
 
The Control and Instrumentation Research Group specialises in developing systems for use in industry. A significant research base has developed for nuclear decommissioning and, specifically, in regard to the challenges of the clean-up of UK nuclear sites.

We offer the opportunity to pursue research, leading to a PhD, in the area 3D imaging of radioactivity in contaminated land. The project will be co-supervised by Dr Malcolm Joyce of Lancaster University and Dr Matt Mellor of React Engineering Ltd, and will offer the chance for hands-on application of novel technologies in the field. 
 
This award is supported by the North West Development Agency (NWDA), REACT Engineering Ltd. and EPSRC, and is an opportunity for a graduate to make an impact in a burgeoning area of government need.
 
The start date for this position is October 2007. Applicants should have a good first degree or MSc in Engineering or Physics. Experience of image processing and/or gamma ray spectroscopy would be an advantage. The studentship covers tuition fees and a stipend of at least 12,600 per annum for UK and EU candidates. Overseas students are welcome to apply, but must fund the difference between overseas and UK tuition fees themselves.
 
Closing date for applications: 20 August 2007



For further details and to apply contact Matt Mellor (mmellor@react-engineering.co.uk) or Evelyn Shaw evelyn.shaw@lancaster.ac.uk or apply online via: https://www.pgapps.lancs.ac.uk/