Vision and Cognition Conference (CASA)

Please see below a message from CASA: — The Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Students’ Association (CASA) is pleased to announce the 9th iteration of the University of Toronto Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Mind (UTism). The theme of this year’s conference is Vision, addressing the question, How does vision affect cognition? On February 1-2, 2020, this idea will be explored from an interdisciplinary perspective. Specifically, speakers from local and international universities will be discussing groundbreaking research on vision from multiple academic disciplines (psychology, computer vision, philosophy, etc.). All interested in vision and the interdisciplinary study of cognitive science are welcome! […]

Better Sleep Lunch and Learn (presented by Hart House RAWC & Women’s College Hospital)

Hart House RAWC is proud to announce the Better Sleep Lunch and Learn in collaboration with Women’s College Hospital. Join us on November 22nd 2019 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at Hart House’s South Sitting Room for an overview of the medications and psychological strategies that can safely and effectively improve your sleep. Refreshments will be served, but spots are limited so please RSVP in advance: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-better-sleep-lunch-and-learn-tickets-75199268035

Stoicon-X Toronto 2019

‘Stoicon-X events are annual conferences organized around the world. The theme for this year’s conference in Toronto is PRACTICE. Stoicism is a highly practical philosophy. It is meant to be put into action and it is not designed for those who prefer to stay on the armchair. However, since the majority of the ancient texts are missing, we are uncertain of how the Stoics actually practiced. The Modern Stoic movement has found itself and is now in the process of discovering and developing ways to practice both individually and collectively. This year’s conference is meant to continue this discussion.’ You […]

J.F. Walker Lecture in June!

On behalf of the University of Toronto Speech-Language Pathology Alumni Association, we would like to invite any interested staff and students to join us for our J.F. Walker Lecture on Friday, June 14th, 2019. This year the topic is Screen Time with Kids and Telerehab with Adults: Navigating the Benefits and Challenges, and we have four very exciting speakers presenting. This event is part of our speech-language pathology masters curriculum and all students attend, but it is also an opportunity for our clinical and student communities to connect and many clinicians and students from other related areas are encouraged to […]

The Represent Student Leadership Conference is coming up soon!

The Represent Student Leadership Conference is hosted by Clubs and Leadership Development in the Division of Student Life on May 1st and May 2nd at the St. George campus! PURPOSE As the largest conference dedicated to elected and appointed student representatives across all three U of T campuses, Represent provides incoming student leaders (i.e. elected/appointed representatives of student unions, college councils, faculty associations, residence council members and student societies) with skills, resources, and connections to make the greatest impact in their roles. The 2019 conference theme is Embracing Possibilities. This theme hopes to encourage student leaders to overcome obstacles by challenging […]

Behavioural Economics Student Group Recruitment

Are you a student who is interested in Behavioural Economics? The University of Toronto now has a student group dedicated solely to the study of Behavioural Economics. Behavioural Economics Student Group (BESG) already has 40+ general members and 15 core members, committed to connecting students to those working in behavioural economics and organizing events that help gain insight into the field. The group conducts interviews with academics and people working in the private sector, talks with professors, such as U of T’s Robert Gazzale, and notifies its members about research positions and job opportunities in behavioral economics. They are also […]

2019 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRAs)

The Dept. of Psychology departmental deadline for NSERC USRA applications is *Tuesday February 26th, 2019* (note the revised date from the 25th, as office will be closed on the 25th). Students apply via the NSERC website. Applications must then be printed and submitted to the Undergraduate Administrator in Sid Smith, room 4014 along with an official UofT transcript and the student/supervisor certificate form. Please see the following website for more information, as well as the attached: http://home.psych.utoronto.ca/undergraduate/awards.htm Dept. of Psychology Rules for NSERC Applications: -We will not accept applications from students at other universities -We will not accept applications from […]

Psychology ‘Hackathon’ Event Survey

A few graduate students in the Psychology Department are planning a Hackathon for the end of the semester. To help plan this event, we hope that you will answer a super short survey! Here is the link to the survey: https://goo.gl/forms/5j3822dPJzeRwYNn2 For more details regarding the event: Computer programming skills are becoming increasingly more important when applying to graduate programs, and are necessary for answering contemporary research questions. On a broader scale, programming allows people to take new perspectives when problem solving and opens up new opportunities in terms of personal growth, employment, and digital literacy. A “Hackathon” is an […]