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COGS Application Deadline for 2019W2 is November 30th

A quick reminder that the deadline for internal transfer* applications for COGS streams (B.A. & B.Sc. Cognition and Brain, B.A. Language, B.A. Mind, Language and Computation) is November 30th! For details, please look at “Applying to COGS” located in the main menu and scroll down to “Switching into COGS from a Different Major”. *Students in […] […]

Student Directed Seminar: PHIL 485 002 “AI and Legal Systems”

Student Directed Seminar: Topics explored within the Artificial Intelligence and Legal Systems seeks to examine the complicated intersection between emergent AI technology with future and existing legal principles. Matters including self-driving vehicle liability, algorithm-generated intellectual property, facial recognition software, and lethal autonomous weapons will be discussed, with an especial focus on the potential ambiguities and […] […]

Climate Strike Statement

On September 27th 2019, demonstrators around the world will strike from school and work, completing a week of climate action. UBC students, staff, and faculty will be joining this movement, starting at 11:00am in front of the Nest, followed by a bus and bike convoy to meet with the other strikers at Vancouver City Hall. […] […]

New Module: PHIL351

Attention current COGS students: PHIL351 (Philosophical Perspectives on Cognitive Systems Research) is officially in the module list now! Note: Although the module list is updated, it will take a while for that change to appear in Degree Navigator. If you take PHIL351 and it is not being counted as a module, that is to be […] […]

COGS 300 labs: NEW LOCATION

Starting September 2019, COGS 300 labs will take place in the Iona Building (6000 Iona Drive) room B151. […]

COGS 2019W Term 1 Intake: Applications are Closed

The deadline for applications for admission to the BA streams (and internal transfers) of the COGS program for 2019W Term 1 (September 2019) has now closed.  We’ll let those of you who applied know the outcome of your applications as soon as possible. […]

COGS Application Deadline for 2019W intake is May 15!

A quick reminder that the deadline for applications to the BA streams of COGS is May 15th! For details, please look at “Applying to COGS” located in the main menu. Applications for the BSc streams should be made in June, via the Faculty of Science’s Coordinated Second-Year Specialization process. […]

Announcements from CSS: Exec Elections & Alumni Night TODAY (3/22/2019)

Cognitive Systems Society (CSS) Executive Elections: Voting The CSS Exec elections for the upcoming year are happening tonight (March 22, 2019). If you want a voice in today’s proceedings please access our form here. The ballots will open today at 9am and will end at 6pm! Please note: Even if you are unavailable to attend the […] […]

COGS grad photos

COGS students graduating this term – if you haven’t taken your grad photos yet, time is of the essence now! The individual photo sessions are until TOMORROW (3/19)! Book with Artona online: https://artona.com/schools/UBC-COGS/programs/graduation […]

Good vibrations: how vibrating devices can help wearers understand speech

Ever agreed wildly with someone at a party because you couldn’t hear what they were saying? What if a vibrating device could help you understand their speech? A project headed by Language Sciences members investigated how vibration against skin might help people understand speech in noisy environments. Co-investigator and Cognitive Systems alumnus David Marino (BA 2016) […] […]