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WEEK of  15 April  2011

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

Friday;
May 20 2011
1:30 p.m.
PhD Oral. Daniel Saunders Components of Biological Motion Perception.   Supervisor: Dr. Nikolaus F. Troje. External Examiner: Dr. Jay Pratt, University of Toronto.

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

April 21, 2011 Departmental Meeting
3:00 p.m.
April 28, 2011
Graduate Committee
2:30 p.m.

SPRING CONVOCATION
Psychology undergraduate: Ceremony 14, Tuesday June 7, 2011 at 2:30pm. in Grant Hall. Details can be found at: http://queensu.ca/registrar/currentstudents/convocation/ceremonies/ceremonydatetime.html

THE AGNES ETHERINGTON ART CENTRE:
Kingston in Relief: The Woodcuts of Gwyneth Travers April 23 to August 21, 2011. A joint reception will take place Friday April 29, 2011 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Artists on Art: Margaret Lock, on Kingston in Relief. Discussion of the exhibition, Saturday, June 18, 2011, 2:00 p.m.

Francois Lacasse: Outpourings April 30 to August 1, 2011. Joint reception: Friday, April 29, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., with a walk-through tour by the artist and exhibition curator Marie-Eve Beaupre.

SECRETS from the VAULT of the Agnes Etherington...revealed Friday, May 13, 2011, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. In the Atrium. Tickets $20 per person (in support of the AEAC Art Conservancy Program). RSVP by April 29 by calling 613-533-2190 between 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to Friday. Space is limited!

GRADUATE STUDIES FORUM
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. 

FULBRIGHT CANADA  - STUDENTS AND SCHOLARS
Please see the attached Fulbright Canada Programs Calendar  with upcoming competition dates. For further information please visit the website at: http://www.fulbrightcanada.com/

THE ALEXANDER AND IAN VORRES HELLENIC FELLOWSHIP 2011 COMPETITION
Travel Fellowship award will be made to a graduate, or an upper year undergraduate, on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, and a written proposal. Final date for applications: April 29, 2011. Please see attached for further details.

GATHERING GROUND 2011
This is a FREE event organized by the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health. It is a highly interactive event. Activities are designed to maximize collaboration and learning, and include: Participatory workshops; Regional marketplace; Open mic sessions; Opportunities for informal networking. Further details and to register can be found at: http://www.f2fe.com/gatheringground/2011/

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN RESEARCH IN EARLY PSYCHOSIS
The Psychosis Research Program of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary is recruiting postdoctoral fellows funded through the Alberta Mental Health Centennial Chairs Program to start in 2011. Please see attached for further details.

CONFERENCES/LECTURES/SEMINARS  
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, 11:00 a.m. Biosciences Room 1102.  Please see attached

  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: http://www.cpa.ca/convention/

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 www.sfn.org/am2011

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: http://www.interprofessional.ubc.ca/

 

6TH CRITICAL MULTICULTURAL COUNSELLING & PSYCHOTHERAPY CONFERENCE
Metissage, Mestizaje, Mixed "Race" & Beyond is taking place from June 7-8 in Toronto. Early bird registration deadline is April 30, 2011. To register or find our more about the conference, please visit: http://cdcp.oise.utoronto.ca/2011_Conference.html

SCIENCE RENDEZVOUS IN KINGSTON
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: http://www.sciencerendezvous.ca/2011/queens-university/

JOBS
Lecturer or Assistant Professor rank position at the University of Saskatchewan in Psychology. This is a one year term position.  Applicants with a research program in any area will be considered, although preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated teaching ability in introductory psychology, neuroscience, cognition and/or developmental psychology. Applicants will be considered starting May 1, 2011; review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Please see attached.

Tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank at Trent University, Department of Psychology, in the area(s) of developmental, social and/or health psychology. The position is subject to budgetary approval and will commence July 1, 2011. Please see attached.

 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: britt@niu.edu   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: todd_mondor@umanitoba.ca

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
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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: www.douglas.qc.ca.More information please see attached.

 

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