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WEEK of 3 April 2009

MEETINGS (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

April 7, 2009 (TUESDAY)  Clinical Meeting & Reception
 2:00 p.m. (Note Time & Date)
April 16, 2009  Departmental Meeting  3:30 p.m.
April 23, 2009
 Graduate Committee
 3:30 p.m.

UPCOMING ORALS (held in Humphrey Hall Room 228 unless otherwise noted)
April 9, 2009, 9:30 a.m. Jennie Ito, PhD . The Phenomenology of Role Play: Are Children 'Thinking-as-if' or 'Behaving-as-if'? Supervisor: Dr. Mark Sabbagh. External Examiner: Dr. Cristina Atance, University of Ottawa.

WATER SYSTEM
PPS requires a morning the  week of April 13thto carry out some repairs to our water system.  They will begin at six a.m. and plan to be finished by noon. If you have any questions, please contact Candace Hartley (ext 36406 or email: hartleyc@queensu.ca

OFFICES HOURS
Support staff offices will be closed Friday, April 10 (Good Friday).  The Department will re-open on Monday, April 13 (Easter Monday) from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. for lunch.

VISITING SCHOLAR PROGRAM - 2009-2010

This fund has been established to encourage academic visits by women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and people with disabilities (Category D). Proposals must include the Scholar's curriculum vitae and a detailed budget. Guidelines see attached.  For further information and program deadline, please contact Kevin Munhall, Acting Head.

STUDIES IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (SNID)
Studies in National and International Development (SNID) needs your support urgently, as we are faced with a withdrawal of the modest central funding we received in the past, in the face of budget cuts. If you would like to review the SNID calendar and the International Development Week it helps sponsor, please visit our website (www.queensu.ca/snid).  Please take the time to write to snid@queensu.ca by April 13th 2009 with your feedback. You could address how SNID provides a forum for interdisciplinary exchange, how it enhances your teaching and research, its reputation within the Ontario academic community and what its loss would mean to the Queen's community.

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Twelfth Annual meeting for Health Sciences Research Trainees, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University, Tuesday, June 2, 2009, Biosciences Atrium.  Abstracts must be submitted via e-mail to mm9@queensu.ca as an attachment in MS Word format.  Deadline for receipt of abstracts is Friday, May 1, 2009.  Further details attached.

SEMINARS
Physiology Seminar presented by Dr. Jody Haigh, VIB Department for Molecular Biomedical Research Vascular Cell Biology Unit, Ghent University, Belgium will speak on "VEGF isoforms and transcriptional modulators in organogenesis and disease".  Monday, April 6, 2009, 11:30 a.m. Room 449, Botterell Hall. Dr. Haigh is a candidate for a faculty position (Tier II CRC) in the Department of Physiology.

CONFERENCES  
7th ANNUAL PAIN DAY: Pain as a chronic preventable illness, Friday, June 5th, 2009.  Days Inn, Kingston.  Supported by Queen's Departments of Psycholgoy & Anesthesiology; Biovail; Boehringer Ingelheim & Eli Lilly. For registration and further information please contact Professor Dean Tripp at dean.tripp@queensu.ca

2009 MPA Policy Forum and Gow Lecture. School of Policy Studies.  Making Progress in Difficult Times, April 24-25, 2009. For informaton and to register visit: www.queensu.ca/sps                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

WORKSHOPS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CAPDA WORKSHOP:  "Differential Diagnosis of the Persistent Post-Concussion Syndrome & Misdiagnosis of Cognitive Impairment in Brain Injury Litigation".  Keynote Address:  Dr. Grant P. Iverson.  (This workshop is open to Psychology Students & Non-Pyschology Professionals).  May 15, 2009, The Albany Club, 91 King Street East (Downtown Toronto).  Details attached.

Providence Care, Mental Health Services and the Department of Psychiatry, Queen's University present:  Fundamentals of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy:  A Balanced Approach.  A Two-Day Introductory Course with Michela David, Ph.D., C.Psych.  Outdoor Centre, Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority, 1641 Perth Road, Kingston, Ontario.  May 7 & 8, 2009.  Details see attached.

JOBS
Teaching Positions Available.  The Department of Psychology at Queen's University requests applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching any of the following courses in the Fall, 2009 - PSYC 805*/0.5 Introductory Assessment and PSYC-974*/0.25 Advanced Therapy II. Applications should be submitted to Kevin Munhall, Acting Head, Department of Psychology.  Deadline for applications is May 22, 2009.  Further details please see attachment.



 




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