I welcome applications from MSc students to supervise their research dissertation. Below is a list of MSc students who wrote their dissertation with me along with dissertation titles.

Past students

2019 Olivia Gambelin Applying probability to the moral responsibility gap
Started AI ethics consultancy company
2019 Annet Onnes Representation in artificial intelligence
Awarded PhD place at Umeå university, Artificial Intelligence, Swedish government funded
2019 Joseph Keable When ‘achieving fairness’ is unfair: Redefining the goal of the algorithmic fairness problem
2019 Nuala Polo Mind the (responsibility) gap: Considering the ethical permissibility of autonomous vehicles
2019 Helen Nicolson An examination of the continuum of relationships between embodied and extended mind
2018 David Harrison Mechanistic philosophy and the use of deep neural networks in neuroscience
Awarded PhD place at University of Cambridge, History & Philosophy of Science, Leverhulme funded
2018 Chris Corrall How successful is dynamical information processing as a hybrid theory of cognitive science?
2018 Francis Payyappilly Jose Extended mind hypothesis and historicism
2017 Matthew Crossby The role of sensorimotor contingencies in an embedded predictive processing neural network
Won the prize for best MSc dissertation of the year
Awarded postdoc at Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence and Imperial College
2017 Sreya Pokkali Is language the only representational vehicle suitable for mindreading?
2017 Gary Smith Can a physical agent’s body perform morphological computation with respect to a predictive processing neural system?
Awarded PhD place at University of Edinburgh, Informatics, EPSRC funded
2017 Filippo Torresan Presence and transparency in conscious perception
Awarded PhD place at University of Sussex, Philosophy, AHRC funded
2015 Paulo Barbosa Assembling knowledge: The DNA model approach to knowledge
2015 Jonathan Lee Minds, models and mechanisms
Awarded PhD place at University of Sussex, Philosophy, AHRC funded
2013 Joe Dewhurst Meaning in the mechanistic mind
Awarded PhD place at University of Edinburgh, Philosophy, Carnegie Trust funded
2013 Krzysztof Dolega Bayesian representationalism
Awarded PhD place at University of Bochum, Institut für Philosophie II, Volkswagen Foundation funded
2013 Sarah Fisher Is language necessary for thinking about thoughts?
Won the prize for best MSc dissertation of the year
Awarded PhD place at University of Reading, Philosophy, AHRC funded
2012 Johannes Mahr Rationality outside the head
Awarded PhD place at Central European University, funded
2012 David Statham Group cognition and explanatory simplicity
Won the prize for best MSc dissertation of the year
Awarded PhD place at University of Edinburgh, Philosophy, AHRC funded
2012 Ashleigh Watson Extended minds as a case of environmentally scaffolded cognition
Awarded PhD place at University of Edinburgh, Philosophy
2011 Signe Cane Psychiatry in the context of extended emotion
Awarded PhD place at University of Sydney, Philosophy
2011 Helena Ruth Hollis Developing the illusion of passing time
Won the prize for best MSc dissertation of the year
Awarded PhD place at University College London, Information Studies
2011 Justin Stanbra Is extended cognition a natural kind?
2019 Olivia Gambelin Applying probability to the moral responsibility gap
Started AI ethics consultancy company
2019 Annet Onnes Representation in artificial intelligence
Awarded PhD place at Umeå university, Artificial Intelligence, Swedish government funded
2019 Joseph Keable When ‘achieving fairness’ is unfair: Redefining the goal of the algorithmic fairness problem
2019 Nuala Polo Mind the (responsibility) gap: Considering the ethical permissibility of autonomous vehicles
2019 Helen Nicolson An examination of the continuum of relationships between embodied and extended mind
2018 David Harrison Mechanistic philosophy and the use of deep neural networks in neuroscience
Awarded PhD place at University of Cambridge, History & Philosophy of Science, Leverhulme funded
2018 Chris Corrall How successful is dynamical information processing as a hybrid theory of cognitive science?
2018 Francis Payyappilly Jose Extended mind hypothesis and historicism
2017 Matthew Crossby The role of sensorimotor contingencies in an embedded predictive processing neural network
Won the prize for best MSc dissertation of the year
Awarded postdoc at Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence and Imperial College
2017 Sreya Pokkali Is language the only representational vehicle suitable for mindreading?
2017 Gary Smith Can a physical agent’s body perform morphological computation with respect to a predictive processing neural system?
Awarded PhD place at University of Edinburgh, Informatics, EPSRC funded
2017 Filippo Torresan Presence and transparency in conscious perception
Awarded PhD place at University of Sussex, Philosophy, AHRC funded
2015 Paulo Barbosa Assembling knowledge: The DNA model approach to knowledge
2015 Jonathan Lee Minds, models and mechanisms
Awarded PhD place at University of Sussex, Philosophy, AHRC funded
2013 Joe Dewhurst Meaning in the mechanistic mind
Awarded PhD place at University of Edinburgh, Philosophy, Carnegie Trust funded
2013 Krzysztof Dolega Bayesian representationalism
Awarded PhD place at University of Bochum, Institut für Philosophie II, Volkswagen Foundation funded
2013 Sarah Fisher Is language necessary for thinking about thoughts?
Won the prize for best MSc dissertation of the year
Awarded PhD place at University of Reading, Philosophy, AHRC funded
2012 Johannes Mahr Rationality outside the head
Awarded PhD place at Central European University, funded
2012 David Statham Group cognition and explanatory simplicity
Won the prize for best MSc dissertation of the year
Awarded PhD place at University of Edinburgh, Philosophy, AHRC funded
2012 Ashleigh Watson Extended minds as a case of environmentally scaffolded cognition
Awarded PhD place at University of Edinburgh, Philosophy
2011 Signe Cane Psychiatry in the context of extended emotion
Awarded PhD place at University of Sydney, Philosophy
2011 Helena Ruth Hollis Developing the illusion of passing time
Won the prize for best MSc dissertation of the year
Awarded PhD place at University College London, Information Studies
2011 Justin Stanbra Is extended cognition a natural kind?