Cognitive Science is pleased to announce that Alex Von Stein was recently awarded the Herbert E. Carter Travel Award to help defray the cost of his attending (and presenting at) the "Philosophy and Theory in Biology Young Investigators Symposium" in New York in April. Congratulations, Alex!
Graduate Students who are minors in Cognitive Science are eligible to apply for the Herbert E. Carter Award, which is administered by the Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs. The award provides up to $600 per year to GIDP students for national or international travel to a professional meeting.
There are four deadlines per year. See below for upcoming deadlines.
May 17, 2013 For travel period of July 1, 2013 - September 30, 2013
August 16, 2013 For travel period of October 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013
November 15, 2013 For travel period of January 1, 2014 - March 31, 2014
February 14, 2014 For travel period of April 1, 2014 - June 30, 2014
Other information regarding these awards can be found at http://www.gidp.arizona.edu/carter-award.php.
It is with pleasure that the Cognitive Science Program announces that Michelle Sandoval will receive the first Merrill F. Garrett Cognitive Science Travel Award. Michelle will be presenting a poster at the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting to be held in Seattle, WA, April 18-20, 2013. The poster title is: "Nonadjacent vs. Adjacent Dependencies: Infants Use Both for Category Generalization". Her advisor is Rebecca Gómez.
Congratulations to Kara Hawthorne, a graduate student minor in Cognitive Science (Linguistics major), who was awarded the Herbert E. Carter Travel Award ($600). She will travel to Boston in January 2013, to attend the 8th Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America.
Others interested in applying for these awards should go to gidp.arizona.edu/carter-award.php. The upcoming application deadline is listed below, followed by the travel dates covered for that deadline.
February 15, 2013 (April 1, 2013-June 30, 2013)
Poster Competition Winners Named
Congratulations to Beth Salvagio Campbell and Marja-Liisa Mailend who have been named as the winners of the 2012 Cognitive Science/GIDP Community Event Poster Competition. They will be presenting their posters at the GIDP Community Event on December 12th, 3-5 p.m., at the Marriott University Park Hotel.
2012 Roger N. Shepard Visiting Scholar
On November 2nd, Professor Josh Tenenbaum presented the Cognitive Science Colloquium Series Talk as the Inaugural Roger N. Shepard Distinguished Visiting Scholar. He also presented a Master Class with graduate students. For more details about his talk, please click on the "Events" tab above and click on the link to information about previous talks.