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WEEK of 9 April 2009

MEETINGS (Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

April 16, 2009  Departmental Meeting  3:30 p.m.
April 23, 2009
 Graduate Committee
 3:30 p.m.
 May 7, 2009
 Undergraduate Committee
 3:30 p.m.
 May 21, 2009
 Departmental Meeting
 3:30 p.m.

WATER SYSTEM
Wednesday, April 15th,2009 from approximately 6 am until noon, Humphrey building will be without water, while PPS works on repairs to our lines.  The water to Craine side will NOT be shutdown.  Please prepare as much as you can in advance for this inconvenience.  If you have any questions, please contact Candace Hartley (ext 36406) or email: hartleyc@queensu.ca

BUILDING RENOVATIONS
Over the next couple of days, PPS will be carrying out some work on the ground floor of Humphrey Hall.  It is crucial that this work is completed ASAP; if it causes any disruption to you 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.

INOVATION FUND
Principal Tom Williams is announcing the creation of an Innovation Fund designed to encourage and support projects which permit units, Faculties, or the University as a whole to achieve either revenue generation or cost containment goals.  Seed funding is available for the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 periods.  More details, including the appropriate forms, will be available on April 16th on the Principal's website Funding Initiatives section  www.queensu.ca/principal/funding.html under "Innovation Fund".  Questions should be addressed to:  principal@queensu.ca

INTERNATIONAL FULBRIGHT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PHD PROGRAM - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Please see the attached  brochure regarding the Fulbright Science and Technology PhD Canada-US Program.  Deadline for applications is May 31, 2009.

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.

SPECIAL SEMINAR
(Jointly sponsored by Physiology and the CCR Research Program) presented by Dr. Mark Perrella, Department of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School will speak on "Role of Heme Oxygenase-1 in the Host Defense Response to Sepsis", Monday, April 13, 2009, 10:00 a.m. in Room B143, Botterell Hall.

CONFERENCES  
7th ANNUAL PAIN DAY: Pain as a chronic preventable illness, Friday, June 5th, 2009.  Days Inn, Kingston.  For registration and further information please contact Professor Dean Tripp at dean.tripp@queensu.ca

The 2nd International Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP 2009) and The 2nd International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI 2009) will be jointly held in Tianjin, China, from 17 to 19 October 2009.  We cordially invite you to submit a paper and/or an exhibition.  For more information, visit the conference web page:  www.tjut.edu.cn/cisp-bmei2009  If you have any questions after visiting the conference web page, please email the secretariat at  cisp2009@tjut.edu.cn Join us at this major event in historic Tianjin !!!

2009 MPA Policy Forum and Gow Lecture. School of Policy Studies.  Making Progress in Difficult Times, April 24-25, 2009. For information and to register visit: http://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 attached.

KINARM STUDY - PARTICIPANTS NEEDED
A MSc candidate is conducting a developmental study of multi-joint reaching movements in children between the ages of 5-16 years.  For further information please contact Noreen Choe at noreen.choe@queensu.ca or see the  attached  brochure.                                 

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING, April and May 2009 (Queen's University).
(1) Lunchtime Leadership Series, April 24 led by Wendy Lloyd. 12:10 - 12:50 p.m.
(2) Caring for the Aging,May 4 led by Gundi Hodge.  Discover community resources.  12:10 - 12:50 p.m.
(3) Retirement Planning, May 14 led by Beryl Allport.  If you are planing to retire in the next ten years, this workshop is for you.  3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
These sessions take place in the Faculty and Staff Learning Facilities, Mackintosh-Corry Hall, B176 in the seminar room. To register, go to website: www.hr.queensu.ca

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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