Cognitive Science Research Group Launch

Wednesday 27th November 2013, 3.00pm Skeel Lecture Theatre

We invite you to the launch of the Cognitive Science Research Group during the afternoon and evening of Wednesday 27th November. The event starts with a panel discussion by four of the UK’s leading researchers on the value of Cognitive Science. This will be followed by a reception with magic, poetry, handbags, jokes, chat and other demonstrations of current research projects. The evening ends with a performance by Haskell; the only Country and Blues band named after a functional programming language.

Distinguished Panel “Cognitive Science: What is it good for?”

3:00pm-4:45 pm Skeel Lecture Theatre

Panel Members:

• Prof. Nick Chater, Professor of Behavioural Science, Warwick Business School, Warwick.
• Prof. Sophie Scott, Deputy Director of Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL.
• Prof. Ulrike Hahn, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London.
• Prof. Shalom Lappin FBA, Professor of Computational Linguistics, Department of Philosophy, Kings College London.

Welcome and Introduction to Research Demonstrations

5pm-6pm Media and Arts Technology Studios (ground floor, Engineering)

Food and Refreshments

6pm-7pm Food and Refreshments, Media and Arts Technology Studios (Ground Floor, Engineering)

Haskell in the Performance Lab

8pm-9pm: Live music from Haskell.