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  



AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

College Teaching Fellowship in Philosophy (1y), Oxford (U.K.),

Pembroke College, Fixed Term Teaching Fellowship in Philosophy

Pembroke College wishes to appoint a Fixed-Term College Teaching Fellow in Philosophy for the academic year 2011-2012 from 1 September 2011. 
The appointee will provide nine hours of tutorial contact hours per week. 

Marking, organization, tutorial preparation and other duties will bring the contractual hours to 
30 per week. Precise details are set out in the

Further Particulars. Other duties will include pastoral supervision for undergraduates and 
Visiting Students reading Philosophy, acting as College Advisor to graduate students, and 
participating in the undergraduate Admissions Exercise. Candidates should possess a doctorate 
degree in Philosophy or a related subject and have relevant teaching experience. The salary 
offered is from 20,571 to 22,479 per annum depending on experience. Membership of USS and 
other benefits are also available.

Further particulars can be obtained from the College's website
( or by contacting the Academic Office 
(Tel: 01865 276410, email: The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 25th July. 
The College is an equal opportunities employer.