Fresh new module list!

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | February 5, 2016

Are you trying to sort out your academic life and/or are trying to fill in those COGS module requirements? If so, this is your lucky day! Check out our new module list and luxuriate in the panoply of choices. Remember, though, that if you find a class that you think would/should qualify as a module [...]

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Meet the profs: Redux!

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | February 1, 2016

As you are probably aware of, we had a Meet the Profs event last term so students, professors, and other faculty members could get to know each other outside of the classroom. Well, we have decided to host a Meet the Profs this term as well! The event will be held at Koerner’s Pub, with [...]

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The UBC Computer Science department is organizing a career panel with the Department of Microbiology/Immunology

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | January 15, 2016

Combined Life Sciences/Computer Science Career Panel Date: Wed., Jan 20 Time: 5:15 to 6:15 pm (panel) 6:15 – 7:30 pm (food and networking) Location: Life Sciences Centre Lecture Hall 3 RSVP: https://form.jotform.com/53336681018253 Join us for a panel to explore career and research opportunities in the combined field of Computer Science and Life Sciences.  You will [...]

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Are you looking to go on to Graduate School?

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | January 12, 2016

If so check out this program from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain… CSIM’s goal is to study and advance the design, construction and deployment of advanced autonomous artifacts that interact in complex physical and social environments, grounded in our understanding of biological, psychological and technological principles. Find out more on their website at:  https://www.upf.edu/csim/

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Bursaries available!

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | January 12, 2016

BACKPACKING WITH A PURPOSE Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that runs international volunteering programs, focusing on social justice issues and working alongside local activists, organizations, and communities. We are looking for globally conscious and socially active students who want to spend their summer exploring some of the most complex and beautiful countries in the world! [...]

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Welcome to 2016!

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | January 5, 2016

A new term is upon us, thus new office hours are as well. I will be in the office every Monday and Friday from noon til 4 if you would like to come in and chat. If these hours do NOT work shoot me an email and we can sort out a time. A gentle [...]

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AUS Humanities and Social Sciences Conference

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | November 30, 2015

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE The focus of the AUS Humanities and Social Sciences Conference is to allow undergraduate students of all levels to engage with their peers on an academic level.  Check out the details of this conference here: Conference Package 2016

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Get outta town, and help out on a global stage while you’re at it.

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | November 13, 2015

BACKPACKING WITH A PURPOSE Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that runs international volunteering programs, focusing on social justice issues and working alongside local activists, organizations, and communities. We are looking for globally conscious and socially active students who want to spend their summer exploring some of the most complex and beautiful countries in the world! [...]

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Are you graduating this November?

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | October 19, 2015

If so, CONGRATULATIONS! You did it! Just for your own information, your graduation day is Friday, November 27th at 11:30 AM ( http://graduation.ubc.ca/schedule-fall-2015/ ). If you are interested in grad pictures you can sort it all out here: http://www.artonagroup.com/programs/university/1?school_id=125859 . And again, congraduations!

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Need a COGS 402 project?

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | October 7, 2015

This opportunity may be of interest to COGS students looking for either a COGS 402 research project or volunteer experience in experimental psychology. 1) Project title: The role of visual cues in speech segmentation and the acquisition of word order. 2) Brief project description (or summary of your research more generally): This project investigates whether [...]

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