Igor Grossmann

On June 13, 2016 By

Dr. Grossmann’s main research goal is to understand the complex processes that enable individuals to think and act “wisely,” for instance by using cognitive strategies that facilitate the resolution of social conflicts, or by adaptively regulating emotions that undermine their goals and compromise their health. He has also conducted ground-breaking research on socio-ecological processes impacting […]

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Speakers: Dr. Sarah Tolmie and Dr. Dawn Parker
Title: Bridges Lecture – Dancing the Math of Complex Systems
Date: Friday, March 13, 2015 – 7:30pm-9:00pm
Location: Siegfried Hall, St. Jerome’s University (Free parking will be available at St. Paul’s)

Abstract

Bridges lectures aim to overcome the gap between Mathematics and the Arts. Join Sarah Tolmie […]

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Andjela Tatarovic enjoys learning and questionning the essence of things. Philosophy is a natural pass-time while quantifying ideas is more of a challenge, but enjoyed nonetheless. She likes learning the languages of things, and the relation between the abstract and the concrete. Through architecture, she has taken a particular interest in the etymolgogy of […]

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Mark Crowley

On June 4, 2015 By

Mark Crowley is an Assistant Professor in the Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence group in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. He received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of British Columbia working in the Laboratory for Computational […]

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Paul Thagard

On August 30, 2011 By

Paul Thagard is Professor of Philosophy and advisor for the Cognitive Science Program at the University of Waterloo. He is a graduate of the Universities of Saskatchewan, Cambridge, Toronto (Ph. D. in philosophy) and Michigan (M.S. in computer science). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of […]

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Bill Flanik

On October 27, 2011 By

B.A. (Political Science), Virginia Commonwealth University, 2002; Ph.D. (Political Science), University of Toronto, 2013. Dr. Flanik is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Colorado Mesa University, where he teaches a broad range of courses in International Relations, Comparative Politics, Technology Studies, and Peace and Conflict Studies. His research and teaching interests are in […]

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Manjana Milkoreit

On March 14, 2012 By

Manjana Milkoreit is a Post-doctoral Research Fellow with the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiative at ASU’s Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability. Her research focuses on the role of cognition in climate change politics, and more generally the way cognitive processes such as imagination or scientific knowledge impact the search for and implementation of solutions to […]

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Steve Mock

On August 30, 2011 By

Steven J Mock is Research Director of the Ideological Conflict Project of the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo, Ontario. He completed his Ph.D. in Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2009. He is a former chair of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN) […]

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Mat Schulze is a Professor of German (Applied Linguistics) and the director of the Waterloo Centre for German Studies. His main field of research is Computer-Assisted Language Learning. Here he conceptualizes language-learning processes online as complex adaptive systems to better understand individual language proficiency development and corrective metalinguistic feedback and guidance.

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William Sutherland, MD, is a general practice physician presently working in emergency medicine, general practice psychotherapy, and functional medicine. He is the innovator of the Complexity Medicine paradigm and the author of the upcoming book on the subject, Grand Rounds: Healing Wisdom for a Complex World. Complexity Medicine, by answering the call towards greater […]

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Mark Tovey

On November 4, 2011 By

Mark edited Collective Intelligence: Creating a Prosperous World at Peace (EIN Press, 2008), he is Co-Editor (with Hassan Masum) of The Reputation Society: How Online Opinions are Reshaping the Offline World (MIT Press, 2011), and was editor of WorldChanging Canada from 2006–2010. Mark’s passions lie in […]

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Speaker: Paul Thagard, Professor of Philosophy, with cross appointment to Psychology and Computer Science, Director of the Cognitive Science Program and University Research Chair at University of Waterloo
Date: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013, 2-4pm
Title: Creative Cognition in Social Innovation
Category: Seminar

Abstract:
Human creativity operates in […]

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