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JAMES MACLAURIN: TEACHING AND SUPERVISION

James teaches parts of the following undergraduate courses. Outside the programme, he is a regular contributor to the University’s Academic Leadership Development Programme and the Otago University Advanced School Sciences Academy. He has regularly judged the Humanities heats of the university’s Three Minute Thesis competition. James was awarded a University of Otago Teaching Excellence Award in 2011.

COURSES TO WHICH HE REGULARLY CONTRIBUTES
  • PHIL101 Mind and Reality
  • PHIL225 Philosophy of Science
  • PHIL235 Environmental Philosophy
  • PHIL DHUM 303 / 403 When Machines Decide
  • PHIL334/405 Philosophy of Biology

CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS
  • Sophie Fern PhD (The effect of species charisma on conservation priorities)
  • Briony Blackmore PhD (Responsibility and artificial intelligence)
  • Daniel Guppy PhD (The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Work)
  • Shannon Taylor MSc (Scientifically and philosophically interrogating a new model of arthropod segmentation)

If you are interested in having James supervise your graduate degree, you should check out his research page as well as the university’s information for intending PhD students.