What looks to be quite a cool class has just been released…

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | June 2, 2016

MUSC 403F Cognition of Musical Rhythm (Poudrier) Term 1, 2:00-3:30 pm Tuesday/Thursday (3 credits) Cognition of Musical Rhythm.  With 533F.  Where does the power of musical rhythm to “move” us come from? Is “feeling the beat” a uniquely human ability? This course is situated at the interface of music psychology and music theory, and it [...]

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Volunteer and Grad School Opportunities!

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | April 18, 2016

For anyone interested in doing their COGS 402 or grad school somewhere other than UBC, here is an interesting lab at the University of Waterloo in Ontario (Multisensory Brain and Cognition Lab) that looks very interesting! Here is some copy right off the site: Volunteers Whether you are a high school, undergraduate or graduate student, [...]

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For anyone who has made or will make a conference presentation between 1 Sep 2015 and 31 Aug 2016

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | March 14, 2016

Sent at the request of Dr. Robert Rouse, Chair – Arts Awards We are pleased to announce that four student awards in the amount of (roughly) $450 each are available for undergraduate students studying in the Faculty of Arts who have or will be presenting a paper at a conference held between September 1, 2015 [...]

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Monitors to give!

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | February 29, 2016

Hi fellow COGers! The Cognitive Systems Society got together over the weekend and cleaned out the lab! Now, if you have seen the lab lately you will appreciate how much work this represented, so kudos to the CSS for doing such a good job! We currently have a few extra monitors to give away at [...]

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Lost and hopefully to be Found…

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | February 10, 2016

We are planning a big clean up for the Friedman Building Lab (COGS300 lab) on the weekend of the 27th. This will involve removing/throwingOut a lot of the random stuff that has been collecting there over the last few years. SO: if you have left something dear to you there PLEASE COME AND PICK IT [...]

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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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