ETH Zurich Information Session – Tuesday October 7th

Posted by: Jamie Russell | October 6, 2014

There will be an information session regarding exchanges at ETH Zurich tomorrow, Tuesday, October 7th, from 12-1pm in Rm 2020 of the Kaiser Building. This information session has been organized by Go Global and is aimed at science and engineering students interested in studying abroad at ETH Zurich. More details on this session can be [...]

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PWI Talk – TODAY! : Culturally sensitive information and communication technology impacting citizen’s quality of life: Supporting changes for innovation

Posted by: Jamie Russell | October 3, 2014

INTERNATIONAL VISITING RESEARCH SCHOLAR TALK (Peter Wall Institute) Culturally Sensitive Information and Communication Technology Impacting Citizen’s Quality of Life: Supporting Changes for Innovation Speaker: Dr. Junia Anacleto Associate Professor, Federal University of São Carlos Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar at UBC Date: Friday, October 3, 2014 Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Location: Buchanan [...]

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UBC Psychology Department Colloquium: Oct 2

Posted by: Jamie Russell | September 30, 2014

The UBC Psychology Department is hosting a colloquium talk this coming Thursday, October 2nd that might be of interest to some of you. The details are as follows: Dr. Adam Anderson, Cornell University Emotion Form and Function Thursday, October 2 12:30-1:50pm | SWNG 220 Event Listing Abstract Facial expressions are instrumental in regulating social interactions, [...]

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Fall Series of Visual Analytics (VA) Workshops

Posted by: Jamie Russell | September 24, 2014

The fall series of visual analytics (VA) workshops are starting this month at UBC. Any student or postdoc interested in the field of analytics may participate in these workshops. Information regarding the workshop series: https://viva-viva.ca/index.php/programs/vale/vale-workshop-series.html To register for the fall 2014 sessions at UBC: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/visual-analytics-101-tools-techniques-and-theory-tickets-12643325527 You can see the VALE Workshop flyer for more information about the series, projects, [...]

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Possible Term 1 Module Course: LING 447D

Posted by: Jamie Russell | September 3, 2014

Hi COGS students, I just wanted to let you know about a great opportunity to fulfil one of your module courses this term: LING 447D, Perception of Language. It is taught by COGS Director Dr. Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson and meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-11:00 in Buchanan 315. Here’s a quick blurb about the course: Course [...]

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Student Directed Seminar (Term 2)

Posted by: Jamie Russell | July 23, 2014

Hi COGS students, Some of you may be interested in ASTU 400E 001: Disorders of Consciousness, a student-directed seminar taking place during the second semester of this coming school year (running from January – April 2015). This course will investigate various disorders of consciousness, with specific focus on: the factors that contribute to a loss/lack [...]

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June 18-21 – UBC hosts 40th annual meeting of Society for Philosophy and Psychology

Posted by: Jamie Russell | June 17, 2014

Registration fees waived for UBC COGS students The next meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology will be held 18-21 June 2014. It will be held on the campus of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, co-hosted with Simon Fraser University. To honor the 40th anniversary, there will be a symposium to [...]

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Public Lecture – June 5 – Penrose/Leggett

Posted by: Jamie Russell | May 23, 2014

There will be a special “Evening in Time” set of public lectures on June 5th. The basic idea is to have two 40-min talks, one by Sir Tony Leggett, and the other by Sir Roger Penrose, on the topic of ‘Time” (loosely construed). The show starts at 7.30 pm – details are below, including a [...]

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Call for COGS Orientation Leaders for Imagine Day 2014

Posted by: Jamie Russell | April 24, 2014

The Faculty of Arts is currently looking for Imagine Day orientation leaders from COGS. Orientation Leaders are required to complete 4 online training activities throughout the summer and to attend training on August 31st and September 1st. If you are interested, please contact Maria Cortes at the email address bellow for further details. <sdarts.coop@ubc.ca>

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Research & Lab Work Opportunity — Steve DiPaola — SFU

Posted by: Jamie Russell | April 15, 2014

Steve DiPaola, Associate Professor and Director of the Cognitive Science Program at SFU, runs an active lab of PhD and postdoc students. His lab works on: Computational modelling of the human traits of expression and creativity. Expression in the form of AI based 3D avatars and animated facial systems used to study emotion and behaviour, [...]

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