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: 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...


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

Positions at SARC (School of Music & Sonic Arts, Queen's University Belfast)


Positions at SARC (School of Music & Sonic Arts, Queen's University Belfast)

Lectureship in Computer Programming for Musical Applications
This post is intended to develop personal research in the area of computer programming for musical applications and to undertake research as part of the team at the Sonic Arts Research Centre.  


Academic Fellowship
The aim of this post is to produce high-quality research in the area of new media.  Applicants must have a strong background in theoretical, artistic or technical aspects on new media as well as a commitment to an interdisciplinary approach to technological creative arts.  Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, locative media, mobile and wireless technologies, computer gaming and other areas of the sonic arts.


SARC has a number of PhD studentships to offer in 2006/7 including international students of the highest academic calibre.  Details of research areas, application processes and deadlines are available at: www.sarc.qub.ac.uk


School of Music & Sonic Arts
The School currently has a PhD programme with ca. 40 students enrolled, 20 MA students and ca. 100 BSc Music Technology students.  In September staff at SARC will collaborate with the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science on the delivery of a new four-year degree in Computer Game Design and Development.  The degree will draw on expertise in SARC, ECIT and in other Schools at Queen's.