AISB Convention 2015

Call for Symposium Proposals: 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 Con...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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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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Lighthill Debates

The Lighthill debates from 1973 are now available on YouTube. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video  


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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Analysis Studentship 2014/15 in Philosophy


The Analysis Committee proposes to award at least one and up to three
studentships equal to the full-time maintenance grant for an Arts and
Humanities Research Council postgraduate studentship for the year 2014?2015.
The studentship is designed to support a promising philosopher who does not
have other means of support (e.g. a temporary or permanent lectureship or a
research fellowship) and to enable him or her to conduct full-time research.

Candidates for the studentship should be pursuing research at a British 
university, at the beginning of their academic career, and, at the time of 
taking up the award, should have completed at least three years of 
full-time research, or the part-time equivalent, on a subject which falls 
under the traditional concerns of Analysis. It is envisaged that the 
successful candidate will have recently completed a Ph.D. or be very close 
to completion, and have a CV which would make him or her a strong 
contender for a Junior Research Fellowship or similar appointment.

An application for the studentship should be made by email to Dr Jules 
Holroyd, Secretary of the Analysis Committee 
(analysistrust.secretary@oup.com). It should consist of a CV, a statement 
of proposed research of not more than 500 words, and an official letter 
offering facilities in the department in which the candidate proposes to 
hold the studentship (this should at least consist in access to computers, 
the library and research seminars in the department). Applicants should 
also ensure that two references are sent to the Secretary of the Analysis 
Committee by the deadline for applications: 11 April 2014. Short-listed 
candidates will be invited to submit some written work of up to 8000 words 
shortly after this date.

The members of the Studentship Committee will make a recommendation to the 
Analysis Trust committee at the June AGM. The Secretary of the Analysis 
Committee will communicate the result of the competition to successful 
applicants by the end of June.