Special Interest Group “Explainable AI”

We recently launched a SIG on “Explainable AI” within the Association for Neural-Symbolic Learning and Reasoning. Have a look here for further information: http://www.neural-symbolic.org/sig-xai The SIG shall serve as a platform for discussion, announcements, etc. relating to all aspects of explainable and/or interpretable and/or comprehensible AI. Also, we set up a corresponding mailing list, reachable […]

Call for fellowships

Call for fellowships 2018/2019 – Deadline for applications: January 5th, 2018 The Center for Mind, Brain and Cognitive Evolution is a platform at the Ruhr-University Bochum that aims to foster interdisciplinary research projects and support special master-programs at the intersection of philosophy, psychology, psychiatry, computational modelling and neuroscience. We are pleased to announce an international […]

Essay Prize: What is structure?

2017 Essay Prize: What is structure? The Metaphysics of Entanglement Project University of Oxford The Metaphysics of Entanglement Project is pleased to announce their 2017 Essay Prize. The winner of the Prize will receive £250. Topic: What is structure? The concept of structure is central to contemporary debates in many areas of philosophy. In the […]

PhD studentships in infancy research at Lancaster U

PhD studentships in infancy research at Lancaster University, UK 5 PhD studentships in interdisciplinary infancy research for entry in October 2017 See www.lancaster.ac.uk/leverhulme-dsp Deadline for applications: 15 February, 2017 Lancaster University, one of the top 10 universities in the United Kingdom, has one of the largest infancy research groups in Europe. Here, we study cognitive, […]

Masterclass by Prof. Dr. Jakob Hohwy

Masterclass by Prof. Dr. Jakob Hohwy Monash University, Melbourne on *Predictive Coding and the Mind* Friday, Saturday | March 3rd-4th, 2017 Start: Friday 12.00 – End: Saturday 13.15 Venue: GA 04/187, Ruhr-Universität Bochum Scientific organization: A. Newen, F. Marchi, T. Schlicht (Bochum); S. Gallagher (Memphis) 1. lecture: Friday 12.00-14.00 /Title/: Prediction error minimization in perception, […]

GK Best Paper Award (2014-2016)

The GK best paper award (€ 250) will be dedicated to the best publication on a cognitive science related topic of a PhD candidate or a junior researcher who has finished their PhD within the last three years. Applications are accepted for papers that have been published or accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals or […]

KogWis 2016 Doctoral Symposium: Call for Participation

The Doctoral Symposium at KogWis 2016 is a forum for Ph.D. students to discuss their objectives and recent work with a panel of experienced researchers working in the field of cognitive science, and with each other. We welcome applicants from a broad range of disciplines connected to cognitive science, such as computer science, psychology, linguistics, […]

Berlin School of Mind and Brain – Doctoral Degree Program

The Berlin School of Mind and Brain is an international and interdisciplinary graduate research school that offers a three-year doctoral degree program in English. The School was established in 2006 as part of Germany’s Excellence Initiative for German universities. It is the Berlin School of Mind and Brain’s mission to train outstanding young scientists to […]

Berlin School of Mind and Brain Travel Awards 2016: 17–21 October 2016

Deadline for applications: 30 June 2016 www.mind-and-brain.de/news/detail/travel-awards-2016/ The School is delighted to announce a number of travel awards for students who are interested in exploring the possibility of doctoral studies at the School. Applications: Applications for all Mind and Brain topics will be considered: http://www.mind-and-brain.de/research/ Applications should be made to: mb-admission(at)hu-berlin.de. Material to send: (1) […]

KogWis 2016

Die nächste GK-Tagung wird an der Universität Bremen stattfinden unter Federführung von Thomas Barkowsky. Die inhaltliche Planung dazu hat begonnen, und wir beginnen aktuell mit der Einladung von international renommierten Rednern, die das Hauptthema und auch die gesamten Interessen der GK vertreten können. Die Tagung nimmt unter anderem auch einen Aspekt der besonders in Bremen […]