Research Assistant Position now available

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | September 1, 2015

Just a heads up that Dr Leah Macfadyen is now accepting applications for two research assistant positions.  This would be starting in January 2016 and she is looking for students with good data wrangling and/or VA and/or statistical analysis skills. Details and application instructions can be found at UBC’s CareersOnline website. The position reference is “WL [...]

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COGS 402 Project opportunity

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | August 13, 2015

The UBC K.I.D. Lab has the following opening:  Directed Studies or COG 402 Opportunity: Earn Course Credit Earn course credit by working in a psychology laboratory for approximately 6-10 hours per week. Applicants must have some experience with computer programming. The student will work collaboratively with researchers in the K.I.D. Lab to design and implement an online [...]

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COGS Advising Office Hours

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | July 20, 2015

Hello fellow COGers.  This summer I shall be instituting some dedicated office hours as follows: Monday and Friday from 12- 2. Come one, come all, with your questions, concerns, and compliments!

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Class caps conquered!

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | July 16, 2015

COGS200, COGS303, and COGS300 lab caps were raised, so come one come all and register for the wisdom that is surely to follow!

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Regarding: COGS200

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | July 13, 2015

Hello everybody! I hope your summer is going well wherever you may find yourselves. Just a quick note to let you know that we will be raising the caps for both COGS200 and COGS303, and so yes you should all be able to get in. Check again next week (July 20th) and it should all [...]

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New Program Coordinator

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | July 7, 2015

Cognitive Systems now has a new Program Coordinator, Valerie Wyns. Feel free to email her with any questions at cogs.advising@ubc.ca. Hope you’re all having an awesome summer!

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Re: COGS300 Labs

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | July 7, 2015

We are aware that all of the labs for COGS300 are currently listed as all being full. Another lab is going to be added soon, so don’t fret you will get in. Check again next week and it should all be sorted. Thanks for you patience!

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Apps4Kids Hackathon | COGS 402 or research opportunity!

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | May 20, 2015

If you’re interested in a COGS 402 project for the summer or a research opportunity, check out the Apps4Kids Hackathon. The Hackathon itself will take place on campus from June 12-19th, 2015. “ECE, in collaboration with professionals from the Department of Paediatrics and the Child Family Research Institute, is bringing together students, developers, physicians and [...]

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Volunteers Needed | Wearable Technologies Research

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | March 20, 2015

Volunteer Recruitment: A UBC lab is recruiting pairs of people to participate in an experiment about wearable and shared display based computing investigating social aspects of wearable technologies. The pair should be life partners/boyfriend/girlfriend or immediate family.  One of the pair will wear a shirt instrumented with some technologies and will walk around campus with it. [...]

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VOLUNTEER/COGS 402 Opportunity

Posted by: Valerie Wyns | March 6, 2015

Hello COGS students! A few COGS graduates have started an organization called FactsCan. It is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that will be fact-be checking the 2015 Canadian election and beyond. They are currently recruiting volunteers and believe it’s an opportunity that is well-suited to COGS students through the project’s research aspects and emphasis on rationality, use [...]

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