Les Chercheuses en Sciences Cognitives – Canada

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WiCS-Canada is the Canadian Chapter of Women in Cognitive Science (http://womenincogsci.org/), an NSF-funded organization in the U.S. affiliated with the Psychonomic Society. For over 15 years, WiCS has offered important professional development and networking opportunities to women (and men) scientists in the fields of cognitive science, cognitive neuroscience, and related disciplines. 

We hope WiCS-Canada will enable similar opportunities, in a way that is tailored to the Canadian research context. The official launch of WiCS-Canada occurred on June 2016 at the Meeting of CSBBCS, held at the University of Ottawa, thanks to seed funding from the NSERC Unique Initiatives Fund, and support from CSBBCS.

For up-to- date information about our activities, meetings, and resources, we urge you to:

WiCS-Canada Co-Founders:

Penny Pexman, Department of Psychology, University of Calgary
Debra Titone, Department of Psychology, McGill University

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Latest CSBBCS News

response-review-federal-fundiingSep 30, 2016 - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science launched an independent review of federal funding for fundamental science. The review will assess the program machinery that is currently in place to support science and scientists in Canada. Findings from the review will help maintain and strengthen Canada's international standing in fundamental science and ensure that our scientists have the tools, training and support needed to excel globally. More information can be found online:http://www.sciencereview.ca/eic/site/059.nsf/eng/homeRead CSBBCS's response to this consultation.
csbbcs-26th-annual-meetingFeb 3, 2016 - Dear CSBBCS members, The 2016 edition of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science conference is now seeking submissions for paper presentations and symposia.  Please go to csbbcs.org/2016 to submit your abstracts and/or symposium proposals. If you have any questions, please send them to csbbcs2016@gmail.com Sincerely, The CSBBCS 2016 Team
response-to-industry-canada-science-and-technology-consultationFeb 7, 2014 - Industry Canada has published a consultation document called "Seizing Canada's Moment Moving Forward in Science, Technology and Innovation". Read CSBBCS's response to this consultation.
publications-2Dec 16, 2013 - NSERC has published a consultation document on open access in publishing. If the new policy being considered by NSERC were implemented, it would affect every NSERC researcher. Read CSBBCS' response to the NSERC consultation document.
publicationsSep 23, 2013 - SIGHT UNSEEN: An Exploration of Conscious and Unconscious Vision Second Edition by Melvyn Goodale & David Milner 232 pages 978-0-19-959696-6 | Hardback | 27 June 2013 Also available as: eBook. Click here for more information and for a summary of the books.