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WEEK of  13 APRIL 2012

 

MEETINGS
(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

April 19, 2012 Departmental Meeting 3:00p.m.
April 26, 2012 Graduate Committee Meeting 2:30p.m.

Principal's Development Fund Visiting Scholar Program - 2012/13

A separate fund to be administered by the Faculty Deans has been established to encourage academic visits by women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and people with disabilities. Not to be confused with the International Visitors Program. Departments which have not participated in previous versions of this program are especially encouraged to submit proposals. Department Heads and Directors, Arts and Science: please see memo. For guidelines click here.

Principal's Development Fund International Visitors Program 2012/13
Dr. John Dixon, Vice-Provost (International), is pleased to announce the following invitation for applications for funding under the Principal's Development Fund International Visitors Program. Full guidelines and application forms (including budget forms) are available on the website of the Principal's Office at: http://www.queensu.ca/principal/funding/developmentfund/international.html

Academic Decision-Making Study - Invitation to participate
To Academic and Research Staff: We invite you to participate in a project investigating academic decision-making. We are interested in how established academics, such as yourself, choose what type of research method, research design, and statistical analysis, you use to address your research questions. We hope to use this information to develop a resource to better prepare and support students and new researchers for their transitions into academia. The aim of the project is to compile a practical and informative book or booklet based on current researcher's personal experiences in their professional research careers. For more information click here. To participate in this research, please click the following link. https://anupsych.us.qualtrics.com

CONFERENCES/LECTURES/SEMINARS

As part of the Consortium for Legal Studies
, Queen's University, Ryerson University, University of Ontario Institute of Technology and York University, Joanna Pozzulo, Carleton University, will talk on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 3:30p.m. in the Earl Hall, Room 1102. The title of the talk is: The Z Generation and Beyond: Differences in Description and Identification.


Save The Date for this Sleep CME!
"Doc, I Can't Sleep!" Insomnia and Disturbed Sleep, Saturday, October 20th, 2012, a one-day program at Donald Gordon Centre, Queen's University, 421 Union Street, Kingston, Ontario. http://business.queensu.ca/dgcc/index.php. For poster click here.

Brain Power Annual Conference
The Brain Power Conference
is a two day exploration of a child's mind. Parents and teachers will learn from some of the leading researchers and educators in the world. They will understand how a child's brain works and that a child's capacity to learn can be directly influenced. Lectures, workshops, exhibits, May 3-4, 2012, The Royal Conservatory, Toronto, Ontario. For details click here.

2012 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is Canada's largest academic gathering celebrating research, ideas and collaborations in the humanities and social sciences. Congress runs from May 26 to June 2, 2012, and is being co-hosted by Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo, and will encompass the annual meetings of about 70 scholarly associations, with many events open to all attendees. Online registration is open.

Graham Boeckh Foundation 2012 Mental Health Symposium - The Next Frontier In Mental Health: From Research To Patients a unique mental health event FREE on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 from 8:30a.m. to 5:45p.m. at the MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street, Suite 100, Toronto, ON, M5G 1L7. To register and to see full list of speakers and program, visit: www.grahamboeckhfoundation.org
 
 

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