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Queen's University

WEEK of  16 April 2010 

UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
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 22, 2010
 Graduate Committee
 3:30 p.m.
May 6, 2010
 Clinical Meeting (meet/greet reception)
 1:30 p.m.
May 6, 2010
 Undergraduate Meeting
 3:00 p.m.
May 13, 2010
 Priorities & Procedures
 3:00 p.m.
May 20, 2010
 Departmental Meeting
 3:00 p.m.

CONGRATULATIONS(Rod Lindsay, Graduate Coordinator)
Congratulations to the following graduate students nominated for the best Teaching Assistant prize this year: Jenn Bossio (100), Albert Lee (100), Rana Pishva (100), Kate Sutton (100), Claudia Tsui (100), Graham Raynor (202*), Kristen Dunfield (202*), Lindsay Schaefer (203*), Tess Clifford (203*), Emma Dargie (203*), Jeremy Stewart (203*), Takashi Mitsuya (203*), Leigh Turner (300), Maya Gupta (300), Apostolia Petropoulos (300), Meghan Norris (501).  All nominees will be receiving a certificate from the department in recognition for their excellent work. The department thanks all of you for your diligence and excellence as indicated by the praise of the students you served. Selecting a winner was very difficult. The prize for this year (2009/2010) is awarded to Lindsay Schaefer.  Lindsay Schaefer  and Emma Dargie  will be receiving a CCDP Teaching Assistantship Award Certificate and their names will be posted on the CCDP website with the other award winners from other universities.

CPA SITE VISIT (Kate Harkness)
Please note the CPA Site visit for the clinical programme has been confirmed for Monday July 19 and Tuesday, July 20.

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For Financial forms relating to travel, professional expenses, travel etc, please visit website:

Congress on  Mental Health" on 16th -18th June 2010 in the "Congress Casino Baden" (Vienna, - An Event of EUFEP- The EUropean Forum for Evidence-based Prevention (   Mozart & Science 2010 "Music in Medicine" is a conference with emphasis on the interdisciplinary research on the effects and the experience of music and music therapy on 4th - 6th November 2010 in Krems/Donau (campus). For further information about our conference in June,please consult the EUFEP website  If you have any enquiries, please don't hesitate to contact our team at The Lower Austrian and

The International Society for Human Ethology. 20th Biennial Congress, 1-5 August 2010, University of Wisonsin, in Madison, USA. Call for Papers and Registration. For further information please visit websit:  

Physiology Seminarpresented by Dr. Myron Szewczuk, Department of Microbiology and Immunology will speak on "Pathogen Molecule-Induced Toll-Like Receptor Activation and Cell Function is Dependent on Neu1 Sialidase",Monday, April 19, at 11:30 a.m., Room 449, Botterell Hall.

Organist of Turin Cathedral, Italy, to perform in Kingston on April 23
KINGSTON ­ The Kingston Centre of the Royal Canadian College of Organists  presents a GALA RECITAL by Massimo Nosetti, Organist of the Cathedral of  Torino (Turin) and the Basilica Santa Rita, on Friday, April 23, 2010, 8  p.m., at St. George¹s Cathedral, Kingston, Ontario. A public reception will  follow. Tickets are $20 general, $15 students/seniors and may be purchased  at Novel Idea, the Church Book Room, and St. George¹s Cathedral.  On the program are Edward Elgar, J.S. Bach, J.C.H. Rinck, Marco Enrico Bossi, Charles Tournemire, Fredrik Sixten, Claude Debussy, and Canada¹s own  Rachel Laurin. For more information, please visit

Department of Psychology at Ryerson has an opening for a 75%-time research coordinator to begin in June, 2010. Interested applications should send an email, unofficial transcript, and current C.V. to Dr. Hart at:

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

Clinical Psychology - The Department of Psychology at Laurentian University invites applications for the tenure-track position in Clinical Psychology. It has a policy of passive bilingualism (English/French) as a condition of tenure.  LU faculty members are part of LUFA (the Laurentian University Faculty Association).  Information and the Collective Agreement can be found at .  More information on the department and the University can be found at . Applications will be reviewed and will be accepted until a nominee is found. Applicants should provide a letter of intent clearly indicating Ad #7, summary of research interests (including research program), a complete curriculum vitae and at least three reference letters to: Vice-President, Academic and Provost Laurentian University, 935 Ramsey Lake Road Sudbury, Ontario P3E 2C6 Or by email to .

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

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:



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