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CAIR student wins best student paper award at FOIS 2021

Simone Coetzer, a current CAIR and Master's student at Stellenbosch University, won the best student paper award at the 12th International Conference…

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New Master's degree in Artificial Intelligence at UCT

Artificial Intelligence (AI) already shapes our everyday lives and has the enormous potential to both solve complex industrial and social problems…

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CAIR researcher appointed as member of advisory board

Prof Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem, who leads the Ethics of AI research group at the University of Pretoria, has been appointed as a member of the advisory…

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CAIR researcher invited to join women-led action tank

Prof Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem, who leads the Ethics of AI research group at the University of Pretoria, has been invited to join C Minds, a women-led…

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CAIR researcher awarded ICA fellowship

The Intercontinental Academia (ICA) creates a global network of future research leaders in which some of the very best young academics work together…

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Artificial intelligence presents a moral dilemma

- Opinion piece by Prof Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem for the Mail & Guardian -  Since the outbreak of the pandemic, the world has grown increasingly…

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Call for Participation: Consultation on the First Version of the Draft Recommendation on a Global Standard Setting Instrument on the Ethics of AI

This is an invitation to contribute to the consultation on the first version of the draft recommendation on a Global Standard Setting Instrument on…

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UP professor elected chair of UNESCO expert group crafting global standard on ethics of artificial intelligence

Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem, University of Pretoria professor and group co-ordinator for the CAIR Ethics of AI research group, has been elected chairperson…

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Artificial Intelligence — Where it is heading and what we should do about it

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already shaping our everyday lives. While there is enormous potential for harnessing AI to solve complex industrial…

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SACAIR 2020

The Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR) is pleased to announce SACAIR 2020, the Southern African Conference for Artificial…

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UNESCO’s international expert group begins work on drafting the first global recommendation on the ethics of AI

The group of 24 independent experts, including the CAIR@UP group co-ordinator Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem, that were appointed by UNESCO Director-General…

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UP Philosophy professor joins prestigious UNESCO ethics commission

CAIR@UP group co-ordinator Professor Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem has been selected to join the prestigious UNESCO World Commission on the Ethics of…

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Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem appointed as member of COMEST

Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem has been appointed as member of COMEST (World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology) for the period…

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SA Forum for Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR2019) photos released

The photos for the SA Forum for Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR2019) have been released and uploaded to the following link. https://drive.…

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International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) is coming to Cape Town in 2023

The Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR)  is to host the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) in Cape Town…

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Prof Ruttkamp-Bloem elected as corresponding member of the International Academy of the Philosophy of Science (AIPS)

Prof Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem has been elected as corresponding member of the International Academy of the Philosophy of Science (AIPS). 

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3D Gaming Enthusiast Graduates Cum Laude

Gaming enthusiast, Mr Michael Waltham, graduated cum laude with a Master in Science in Computer Science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. His…

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