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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C&I Grants: $10,000 for students to collaborate w. community!

Posted by: Jamie Russell | February 10, 2014

TRANSFORM AN IDEA INTO ACTION through the Chapman and Innovation Grants. Students can apply for up to $10,000 to implement a community project this summer, between May-August 2014. Need money for a good cause, just ask for it. If you’ve got an idea for a project that meets a community organization’s needs, but need some [...]

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10 hr/wk RAship(s) Available for Research on Cognition and Environmental Sustainability

Posted by: Jamie Russell | January 8, 2014

Please contact Prof. Jiaying Zhao at <jiayingz@psych.ubc.ca> and see RA_description_JZ for details.

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Explore Guatemala this winter with Operation Groundswell

Posted by: Jamie Russell | November 27, 2013

                                Step outside of the classroom and into the real world for a truly immersive cultural experience. Operation Groundswell is looking for globally active and socially conscious students to join us this winter in Guatemala. We will venture off the [...]

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Psychology Department Colloquia

Posted by: Jamie Russell | November 2, 2013

We are delighted to announce the upcoming visits of three outstanding candidates for the Developmental Psychology position, with a focus on Cognitive Development. Each candidate will give a colloquium on the first day of their visit, at 12:30 in the lounge. We look forward to seeing you there for this most important activity – selecting [...]

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