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

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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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  



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PhD Scholarship, University of Hull!efbXpmi

PhD Studentship, Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Hull ( ) has
ONE further DCS PhD scholarship available for the next academic session, starting in September 2010 (in addition to the Scholarship with an application closing date of 16 June 2010).

The Scholarship amounts to (per annum) Home/EU Fees plus a stipend of 13290, for a period of
three years. Non-EU students may also apply.

If you are looking to pursue a PhD and can start September 2010 onwards, consider the PhD project outlines  at

Enquiries to the academic staff member related to any of the listed projects are welcome. Prospective projects that are variations on the themes listed on the outline site are also welcome.

Enquiries may also be made to the two research group coordinators or staff associated with the
research groups. Information on these may be found at:

        Distributed Reliable Intelligent Systems (DRIS) at

        Simulation and Visualization Research (SimVis) at

Details of the application procedure may be found at:
It is suggested that applications be lodged no later than 16th July 2010.

An application form can be completed online from!efbXpmi

Applications will be considered for postgraduate study only once this form has been received.

General enquiries about the PhD Studentship may also be made via email to:

Dr Darryl N. Davis

Director of Research
Director of Postgraduate Research Studies,