I completed my undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Psychology at the University of Newcastle graduating with 1st Class Honours in 1978. My postgraduate studies were in the Department of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Edinburgh. In 1983 I joined the Department of Psychology at Nottingham where I established and led the AI Research Group. In 1992 I became the Allan Standen Professor of Intelligent Systems.
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Nature in your garden Family Friendly Event at Oxford Botanic Garden
Find out how to look after the nature in your garden and take part in craft activites and more! Drop-in, suitable for all ages. Children are free with accompanying paying family member.
Hugh Cairns: A Pioneering Neurosurgeon
'St Hugh’s College, Oxford was converted to a Military Hospital for Head Injuries for the duration of the Second World War. Sir Hugh Cairns, Consultant Neurosurgeon to the British Army, established his headquarters here in 1939. By the end of the war, his pioneering work had helped over 13,000 military services patients, as well as informing...
Easter Holidays: Brain Power!
See a real human brain up close and discover how this fascinating organ works. Make a colourful brain hat to wear and find out about all the different parts of your brain and what they do. On Tuesday 18th April you can say hello to Brain 4 maths, a...
What Happens in Los Angeles Stays in Los Angeles (2015 Edition)
I just arrived at my hotel in LA, where I will based for most of the next week and a half. I'll be giving math colloquia at UCLA and USC (and will be visiting UCLA during this trip).
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