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WEEK OF March 27, 2015.


Check out our featured story on Queen's Psychology 4th year undergraduate student Daniel Gale here:

MEETINGS (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

April 16, 2015
Clinical Meeting-Clinic Conference Room, Reception to follow
April 2, 2015 Undergraduate Committee Meeting 2:30pm
April 9, 2015 Policies & Procedures Meeting 2:30pm
April 16, 2015 Departmental Meeting 2:30pm
April 23, 2015 Graduate Committee Meeting 2:30pm

Mark your calendars: Queen's Northern Research Symposium, Wednesday, April 15th 2015, in the Bioscience Complex. Please come join us for the 3rd Queen's Northern Research Symposium, where we will bring together students, post-docs and professors for a day of presentations, open dialogue and networking opportunities related to northern issues. If you are, or would like to be, working on northern-related research, we encourage your participation! This year, we will have Dr. Scott Goetz from the Woods Hole Research Centre (MA, USA) as our keynote speaker. Abstract submission deadline: Friday, March 20th. Registration deadline: Tuesday, March 31st. Registration and abstract submission details and program can be found on our website:


Psychology Distinguished Lecture Series 2014-2015: Talks are 2:30pm in BIOSCI 1103. Details regarding each speaker and their lecture will be posted on the department website:

Friday, March 27, 2015: Dr. Richard Aslin, University of Rochester . Talk: The Dynamics of Learning and Attention in Infants and Adults.

The Queen's Biological Communication Centre (QBCC) 2014/2015 Seminar Series is held weekly on Fridays, at 10:30am - 12:00pm in Humphrey 228 (Conference Room), unless otherwise indicated. We encourage you to consult the QBCC website for regular updates and details regarding each speaker:

Friday, April 24, 2015: Ashley Parr, Queen's Eye Movement Laboratory, Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen's University. Talk: Investigating the neurobiology of strategic choice. See Abstract.

ISSID 2015 - The International Society For The Study Of Individual Differences (ISSID) Conference, July 27th - 31st, 2015, Western University, London, ON, Canada. Those who do research in any area of individual differences (e.g., personality, mental abilities, psychopathology, addiction to name a few) are encouraged to consider attending the conference and/or submitting a paper or poster. For more information please visit the website:

Student Opportunity  

Dr. Mary Tierney is currently seeking a motivated student wanting to pursue a Master of Science degree at the Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto.  The student will work with her on an innovative study to examine the neuropsychological effects of different treatments for breast cancer in older women.  The funding for this study begins in April 2015, and therefore we are interested in a student who would be able to work as a summer student on the project and then enroll in the MSc program in the fall. The student will work with an interdisciplinary team from psychology, medical oncology and biostatistics.  The student will learn about patient recruitment and will be trained in the administration of neuropsychological tests and other measures.  The student will also have the opportunity to learn descriptive and inferential statistical analyses.  Under Dr. Tierney’s guidance, the results of this innovative study will have the potential to be disseminated in top international peer-reviewed journals and presented at conferences.

Please send curriculum vitaes and letters of interest to Dr. Mary C. Tierney (

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