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 […] […]

Language Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (LSURC)

The UBC Speech and Linguistics Student Association (SALSA) is excited to partner with the Language Sciences Initiative to organize a brand new undergraduate conference for research in language and communication studies! The Language Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (LSURC) is set to take place on February 2 & 3, 2017 at the University of British Columbia […] […]

Global Health Conference

“The Global Health Conference at UBC is back! We invite you to join us on October 14th and 15th at the Life Sciences Centre to become inspired and explore the nuances of socioeconomic disparities in health care, learn about traditional medicine and types of health care systems, discuss issues related to reproductive rights, and other […] […]

Music and Thinking.

“Movement and Timing: Exploring the relationship between musical training, rhythm perception, and sensorimotor integration”  Michael Schutz (MAPLE Lab, McMaster University) Where: MUSC 403/533F: “Cognition of Musical Rhythm,” School of Music, room 400B When: Tuesday, September 20, 2:30-3:15pm Abstract: Movement and music share a tight relationship – head bobbing and foot tapping are ubiquitous when listening, and many performers routinely […] […]

Interesting Visual Analytics Talk hosted by LAVA

LAVA (Learning Analytics, Visual Analytics) is incredibly fortunate to be able to host an analytics talk by Dr Ben Shneiderman, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Founding Director (1983-2000) of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory (, University of Maryland. We invite you to join us and hear about developments in visual and temporal analysis by Ben […] […]

Visual Analytics Training from VIVA

There’s a SFU/UBC Workshop (hosted by VIVA) at which you can gain experience in handling some of the most crucial items in the VA toolkit. Dates: Sept 20 – Nov 10, Time: Tues/Thurs: 13:30-15:00 Place: Forest Sciences Centre Rm. #2300A Registration is handled through SFU’s continuing education department but is open for UBC students. Click […] […]

Open position for a student volunteer on a HRI research project

Description of the project: The CARIS lab is looking for a student to help conduct a small and well-defined research project on human-robot interaction. The purpose of this project is to evaluate a new controller that has been devised to express a robot’s state of ‘hesitation’ while interacting with a person. Unlike previous work we […] […]

Lost and hopefully to be Found…

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. […]

Fresh new module list!

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. […]

Meet the profs: Redux!

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. […]