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COGS 402 T2 Potential Projects

The UBC Social Health Lab: Smartphones and social media have become important parts of our daily lives. The UBC Social Health Lab (http://chenlab.psych.ubc.ca/) is investigating how smartphone user behaviour can be used to predict important health-relevant outcomes such as sleep quality and well-being with a research app that we developed. For this project, we are […] […]

2018W Application Open

The 2018W Cognitive Systems Application is now live! You can find application instructions here and the application itself here. Please note that this application is intended for Cognitive Systems B.A. applicants only, as the the application procedure for the Cognitive Systems B.Sc. specializations is coordinated by the Faculty of Science through a central on-line application process. Applications […] […]

NeuroFutures Conference

Join renowned speaker, neuroscientist, and best-selling author Dr. Gary Marcus on Sunday, July 9th for a special keynote public lecture to open NeuroFutures 2017, and learn about artificial intelligence and the human brain, and the advances in our understanding of both that promise to change the world. Event details can be found here. […]

In Memoriam: Eric Bateson

Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson — who directed the Cognitive Systems Program for many years — has passed away.  He will be sorely missed. An event in celebration of his life will take place on 16 September, in the Roy Barnett Hall of the UBC Department of Music. […]

N-Reasons Programming Assistant Opportunity

Dr. Peter Danielson is looking for a programming assistant to modify existing open source web software to port his research group’s main instrument: the N-Reason ethics public engagement survey tool. The software is a mixture of PHP, Jason/AJAX, CSS and SQL, so a working knowledge of most of these is an asset. We’re willing to help […] […]

402 Opportunity with the K.I.D. Lab

Looking for a lab to join for COGS 402? The K.I.D. Lab is currently working on designing and testing computer based studies to assess children’s cognitive development with a particular focus on learning and perspective-taking. These projects are still in their early stages so there are plenty of opportunities to offer your unique ideas and […] […]

Possible 402 Opportunity

Are you looking for a possible 402 project? Gladys from g-creative (http://g-creative.com/), which do special effects for TV and films, is looking for someone to work on some special-effects for tablets/handhelds. If you have some experience in Android, and iOS, it could be a very fun and interesting experience. If you have any questions about this […] […]

Professor Peter Danielson retirement celebration and talk

When: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Where: SCHOOL OF POPULATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH UBC Point Grey Campus Description:  Room B104 Speaker: Professor Peter Danielson, W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics Come and celebrate the retirement of Professor Peter Danielson during an informal luncheon. Professor Danielson will also present a talk […] […]

TA COGS 300 next term!

Hello to all of my wonderful COG’ers, I am looking for someone to TA COGS300 next term, someone who knows the Arduino system that we are currently using (instead of the Lego Bricx program), and someone who feels strong in the subject matter. Please email me, Valerie, at cogs.advising@ubc.ca for more information. Thanks! […]

More about the UBC Language Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference

UBC’s Speech and Linguistics Student Association (SALSA) is partnering with the UBC Language Sciences Initiative to organize a brand new undergraduate conference for language and communication studies! The Language Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (LSURC) is set to take place on February 2 & 3, 2017. Doors open at 4:30pm and the conference will run from 5:00-7:30pm. Call for Papers The Call for […] […]