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WEEK OF March 6, 2015.

 

Check out our featured story on Queen's Psychology PhD student Sylvia Magrys here: www.queensu.ca/psychology/news/Feature/FeatureStorySylviaMagrysFeb2015.html.


MEETINGS (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

March 12, 2015 Policies & Procedures Meeting
2:30pm
March 19, 2015 Departmental Meeting
2:30pm
March 26, 2015 Graduate Committee Meeting
2:30pm

*Please see the 2015 Graduate Open house Itinerary here.*


Competition Open: Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program - Awards available for Canadians: The China Scholarship Council is seeking applications from Canadian academics, students and professionals who wish to study or conduct research in subject areas related to China at participating Chinese institutions. Scholarships are available for studies and research, for a combination of studies and language studies or for language studies only. The scholarship is tenable for a period of four to 12 months for students and no less than eight weeks in the case of mid-career professionals, professors and researchers. The Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program is based on reciprocal agreements between the Government of Canada and the Government of the People's Republic of China. Deadline: March 27, 2015. For more information, visit Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program: http://www.scholarships-bourses.gc.ca/scholarships-bourses/can/ccsep-peucc.aspx?lang=eng. Administered by the Canadian Bureau for International Education.

Postgraduate Opportunities - The University of Reading, Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences (poster)
-  The School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences at the University of Reading, has a range of highly successful MSc and PhD programmes and international scholarship opportunities for students. As well as a purpose built neuroimaging facility (EEG, TMS and fMRI), the School is unique in also housing dementia, anxiety and depression research clinics. The University of Reading itself is a leading research intensive institution in the UK, situated on a beautiful green campus just half an hour away from London Heathrow Airport. To find out about our MSc and PhD opportunities, including information on funding and international scholarships, visit us online at www.reading.ac.uk/pcls or contact us via email: PostgradPsyCLS@reading.ac.uk.

CONFERENCES/LECTURES/SEMINARS

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: www.queensu.ca/psychology/news/Talks-

Friday, March 20, 2015 Dr. Zindel Segal, University of Toronto. Talk: Mindfulness Meditation and the Modification of Relapse/Recurrence in Unipolar Mood.

Friday, March 27, 2015
: Dr. Richard Aslin, University of Rochester . Talk: TBA


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:  www.queensu.ca/qbcc/bccseminar.php.

Friday, March 13, 2015: Andreas Reichelt, Cognition & Action Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Queen's University. Talk: Social gaze when observing and interacting with other people. See  Abstract.

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.


JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Therapist/Clinical Team Leader/Researcher position - Pine River Institute, Shelburne, Ontario Campus - we are looking for a talented and dedicated individual to act as a Therapist carrying a small caseload while establishing and beginning to implement a clinical research agenda. This position is ideal for an individual who wants to combine practice and research, can work autonomously, loves to start new things and is prepared to see them through implementation and dissemination. Given our small size, the individual will need to forge and develop partnerships with other service delivery organizations and with relevant community of researchers. A key requirement will be the ability to identify grant opportunities, create successful proposals, carry out the funded research, and disseminate results through peer-reviewed publications and/or through conference presentations. Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to: Gayle Dennison, Human Resources Manager hr@pineriverinstitute.com by March 7, 2015. For more information on the position please click here.








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