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

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: ( 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

EPSRC PhD studentships, Imperial College, LONDON

The Department of Computing, Imperial College London, has 10 competitive full EPSRC scholarships 
for full-time PhD study commencing in October 2012. Also available are up to 2 Doctoral Teaching 
Scholarships and an Imperial China Scholarship  (with restrictions). Typically, scholarships are 
for 3.5 years, and cover fees and bursary. EU applicants who have been in the UK for at least 
three years previously may also be eligible; if not, they would be eligible for partial 
scholarships covering fees only.

Full details on the scholarships, information on how to apply and answers to FAQs can be found at

The department has over 50 full-time academic staff and is supported annually by more than 8 
million pounds of research grant funding from the Research Councils, EU and industry. It provides 
an exciting research environment and was ranked joint second in the last Research Assessment 
Exercise. Applications are welcome in all areas of Computer Science including

Computer Systems
Human Centred Computing
Logic and Artificial Intelligence
Theory of Computational Systems
Quantitative Analysis and Decision Science
Distributed Software Engineering
Visual Information Processing

Information and websites of the numerous research groups under the above umbrella topics can be 
found at