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Queen's University


WEEK of  1 April 2010 

UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)


April 6, 2010 9:30 a.m.

PhD Oral. Ronald D. Porter. Resurrecting error choice: The premature demise of an indirect measure of attitude? Supervisor: Dr. Leandre R. Fabrigar.  External Examiner. Dr. Bertram Gawronski, University of Western Ontario
APRIL 27, 2010 9:00 A.M.

PhD Oral. Min-Ching, Kuo. Regulations of Sensory Cortical Plasticity by Neuromodulators and Sensory Experiences. Supervisor: Dr. Hans C. Dringenberg. External Examiner: Dr. Andrew C. Chapman, Concordia University.

UPCOMING MEETINGS (all meetings are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
April 1, 2010
 Clinical Meeting
 1:30 p.m.
April 1, 2010
 Undergraduate Committee Meeting
 3:00 p.m.
April 8, 2010
 Priorities & Procedures
 3:00 p.m.
April 15, 2010
 Departmental Meeting
 3:00 p.m.

Congratulations is extended to the following faculty member who has recently been under consideration for Personnel decisions, all of which take effect 1 July 2010:  Monica Castelhano - Appointment renewed.
CONGRATULATIONS (Undergraduate Office)
Congratulations to Nicole Enser, a 4th year psychology student who won the Queen's Civic responsibility award

Congratulations to Nietzsche Lam, a fourth year student who won an NSERC CGS-M (Master's) award.
Please note the Administration offices will be closed on FRIDAY, April 2  and will re-open on Monday, April 5 at 8:30 a.m. Happy Easter.
The IETP Summer Institute will be held from June 13-18, 2010.  The IETP was founded at Queen's in 2003 with the goal of providing professional development and training for staff who work in the field of international education, including international student advisors, managers, volunteer coordinators and education-abroad advisors.  Detailed information on the courses is available at
The Working Group to Review the Harassment/Discrimination Complaint Policy and Procedure submitted an Interim Report to the Senate on March 25, 2010. Members of the Senate and Queen's University community are invited to review the document and submit comments to the Working Group using the form following this link.

Brown Bags will be held on MONDAYS from 12 noon - 1 p.m. in the Conference Room (Humphrey 228).   We will NOT be selling pizza.

April 12, 2010
Sylvia Magrys                                

Provincial Health Care Team Challenge Champions- an interprofessional group of students from Queen's featuring our own Sylvia Magrys " Interprofessional  Education and Professional Practice from the Student's Perspectives"


    Did you know Residence rooms can be rented during the summer months?  Monthly and nightly rates are available.  Please go to this website for further information:

    Scientific and Academic Conference 2010 - Innovations in Treatments of Anxiety Disorders, April 22-24, Holiday Inn, Vancouver, BC.  Registration please go to website:

    Faculty Leadership Pilot Program. The Government of Canada is seeking applications from Canadian publicly funded institutions for this program.Deadline is April 16, 2010. For further details please go to

    Thirteenth Annual Meeting for Health Sciences Research Trainees. Faculty of Health Sciences, Tuesday, June 1, 210, Biosciences Atrium.  Call for Abstracts. Deadline for receipt of abstracts is Friday, April 30, 2010.  Please see attachment for further details.

    CISP'10-BMEI'10, Yantai, China.Submission Deadline 15 April, 2010. The 3rd International Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP 2010) and the 3rd International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI 2010) will be jointly held from 16 to 18 October 2010 in Yantai, China. For further details please go to website:

    Congress on Software Engineering & Intelligent Systems - 2010 Second Global Congress on Intelligent Systems, 16-17 December 2010, Wuhan, China. Paper submission deadline: 30 May 2010. Review Notification: 1 September 2010.  Final Papers and Author Registration deadline: 15 September 2010. For further information please go to websites: and

    2010 International Congress on Computer Applications and Computational Science, CACS 2010, 4-6 December 2010, Singapore. Please go to website  for further details.

    Organizational Development and LearningAboriginal Teachings:Spirituality - Anishnaabe, April 15, 2010. Parenting - The Teen Years- April 7, 2010.  Retirement Planning, April 29, 2010.  To register please go to website: (click on Employee Work and Career Support, then Courses/Workshops Catalogue).

    Intermediate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy workshop, June 17 and 18, 2010at Providence Care, Mental Health Services, Kingston, Ontario. For further information please see the attached brochure.    For registration please see attached.

    The following blood donor clinic will be from 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 23rd in Macgillivrary-Brown Hall.  Additional Blood Donor Clinic Locations can be found at

    Flinders University, School of Psychology (Adelaide, South Australia).  Lectureships in Psychology (3 positions). See attached for details.


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