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WEEK of  9 April 2010 

UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
 
TUESDAY
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 8, 2010
 Priorities & Procedures
 3:00 p.m.
April 15, 2010
 Departmental Meeting
 3:00 p.m.
April 22, 2010
 Graduate Committee
 3:30 p.m.
May 6, 2010
 Clinical Meeting
 1:30 p.m.
May 6, 2010
 Undergraduate Meeting
 3:00 p.m.





 
CONGRATULATIONS
Congratulations to Dr. Patricia Minnes  who is the recipient of the Undergraduate Teaching Award  in Psychology for the year 2009-2010. Students are invited to a short reception in the Craine Lounge on Monday April 12 at 3:00 p.m. to recognize her outstanding contributions.

2011 HONORARY DEGREES
Call for nominations for the award of honorary degrees at the University's 2011 convocations.  Senate deadline is August 31, 2010.  Please see attached memo for details.

PRINCIPAL'S DEVELOPMENT FUND
Prof. Daniel Woolf, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, is pleased to announce the following invitation for applications for funding under the Principal's Development Fund.   International Programs Full guidelines and application forms (including budget forms) are available on the website of the Principal's Office under "Funding Initiatives". Please visit: www.queensu.ca/principal/International Visiting Scholars.  DEADLINE DATE:  APRIL 23, 2010.Faculty members are invited to submit an application and budget to the Dean of their faculty by April 23. Applications will be considered for visits during the 2010/11 academic year. Funding decisions will be announced in June.

CLINICAL BROWN BAG (Tess Clifford)
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"


     


    CONFERENCES/SEMINARS /LECTURES
    Psychology Speaker. Professor Victoria Talwar, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), McGill University will give a talk on"Assessing and promoting the veractiy of child witness reports"Friday, April 16, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. in Biosciences Room 1102.  Everyone welcome.

    FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DESIGN PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES , University of Rome, Rome, Italy 2-4 February 2011     www.Design-Conference.com    

    18th Annual David Berman Memorial Concurrent Disorders Conference. Conf  See brochure for details.

    COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY WORKSHOP

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

    BLOOD DONOR CLINIC
    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 http://blood.ca/

    JOBS
    Professor Sherry, Dalhousie University is seeking a Research Assistant.  Please see attached for details.

    York University, Toronto, Ontario has two job opportunities.  Deadline for applications is June 30, 2010.  See attached for details.

    Post-Doctoral Position Available
    Position available at the Geriatric Psychiatry Division of the Nathan Kline Institute in Rockland County, NY for post-doctoral Psychologist/Neuropsychologist with interest in research on memory and Alzheimer ’s disease. Potential for career advancement through publications and presentations. Skills in the use of statistical packages, research design and methodology required. Incumbent will work with Senior Researchers in the analysis of data and preparation of manuscripts. Salary negotiable. E-mail curriculum vitae and cover letter to: pomara@nki.rfmh.org

    Royal Military College, Kingston Ontario  has contract positions open in the Department of Psychology.  Please see attached for further details.

    PSYCHOLOGY STUDENT LOOKING FOR SUMMER WORK
    A psychology undergrad (2nd year) is looking for potential summer employment (or volunteering) in research.  Resume and cover letter is available from the General Office, Humphrey 232 or email: 6see@queensu.ca

     


     


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