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Queen's University


WEEK of  1 April  2011

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

April 11 2011
10 a.m.
PhD Oral. Annie Hsieh  Pain Communication in Ethnic Concordant and Discordant Dyads. Supervisor: Dr. Dean Tripp. External Examiner: Dr. Patrick McGrath, Dalhousie University.

UPCOMING MEETINGS (all meetings are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)

April 7, 2011
Undergraduate Committee  [Humphrey Hall Rm 131] *Note Location 3:00 p.m.
April 14, 2011 Priorities and Procedures 3:00 p.m.
April 14, 2011 Clinical Committee
1:30 p.m.
April 21, 2011
Departmental Meeting
3:00 p.m.
April 28, 2011
Graduate Committee
2:30 p.m.

Dr. Steven N. Liss, Vice-Principal (Research) cordially invites you to a presentation by Mr. Jean-Marc Mangin, Executive Director (CFHSS) Thursday, April 14, 2011. Details are attached.

Dr. Suzanne Fortier, President, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada will speak on "NSERC's Vision, Strategy, and Priorities",  Monday, April 4 at 2:30 p.m.   Ban Righ Elspeth Fireside Room.  All welcome.  See poster attached.

Dean Brenda Brouwer invites you to attend the Spring 2011 Graduate Studies Forum.  The Forum will take place on Wednesday, April 27 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Robert Sutherland Room in the School of Policy Studies.  An agenda is attached. 

A workshop designed for all researchers who are responsible for the safety of students and staff who work under their supervision and for all students who are or will be doing field and/or off-campus research. Please see attached for registration and agendaNote: Registration is free .

Please see the attached Fulbright Canada Programs Calendar  with upcoming competition dates. For further information please visit the website at:

Physiology Seminar
presented by Helen Pang and Nathan Ni, Department of Physiology will speak on Reverse Atrial Electrical Remodeling Induced by CPAP in Patients with Severe Sleep Apnea (Helen Pang). My ocardial ischemia/ reperfusion injury and they cysteinyl leukotriene receptor2 (Nathan Ni). Monday, April 4, at 11:30 a.m., Room 449, Botterell Hall.  

Psychology/Biology Lecture Series, Friday, April 8, 2011, 2:30 p.m. Ellis Hall, Room 327 . Professor Toru Shimizu, Department of Psychology,University of Florida.  Title: Inside the Bird Brain.   Abstract attached.

Guest Speaker - Department of Psychology. Professor Joanna Pozzulo, PhD, C.Psych. Carleton University will speak on "The Z Generation: Examining differences in description and identification abilities between youth and young adults".   Thursday, April 28, 2011, 3:00 p.m. Biosciences Room 1102.

Canadian Psychological Association's 72nd Annual Convention- new Sponsorship, Exhibitor & Advertising Prospectus for CPA Convention which will be held at the Sheraton Centre, Toronto Hotel from June 2-4, 2011. Registration is now open.  More information available from:

Call for Abstracts - Neuroscience 2011abstract submission opens online on Thursday, April 21, and closes Thursday, May 12. Neuroscience Conference, Nov. 12-16, 2011 Washington, DC.  Further information is available from

Child and Youth Mental Health Matters - First National Parental Mental Health Conference, May 6-8, 2012, Vancouver, B.C.   Deadline for abstract submission is September 26, 2011. Click here to submit an abstract.  For further information please go to website:

Enjoy a free , fun, family-friendly week of science discovery.  Special Saturday Presentations - May 7 -How Monarch Butterflies Find Their Way from Canada to Mexico- Presented by Barrie Frost, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology. For further details please visit the website at:

Post-Doc Position
  at Northern Illinois University in Reading for Understanding.  This is a one year post doctoral research position in the Department of Psychology. Interested applicants should send a personal statement describing their training, research and career goals, vitae to Dr. Anne Britt. Email:   Review of applications begins April 22, 2011.
Director of the Psychological Service Centre at the University of Manitoba
.The appointment may begin on or after July 1, 2011, and they will begin reviewing applications on April 30, 2011.  Applications and letters of reference should be sent to Dr. Tod A. Mondor, Head, Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba or email:

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Eating Disorders Program Douglas University Institute in Mental Health, Montreal, Quebec has an opening of a 2-year position for a postdoctoral research fellow.  Website: information please see attached.


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