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WEEK of  21 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 28, 2011
Graduate Committee
2:30 p.m.
May 5, 2011 Clinical Committee 1:30 p.m.
May 5, 2011 Undergraduate Committee - No further meetings until September.
 
MOODLE
WebCT End of Service - August 31, 2011 (Bobbi A. Kerlin-Smith, PhD). The course management system, WebCT, is being phased out at Queen's.

May 1, 2011All course requests will be created in Moodle
May -
August Course Owners Migrate WebCT content to Moodle
August 31, 2011 Bye-Bye WebCT
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Hello Moodle moodle.queensu.ca  Check here for upcoming courses and instructions.
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Questions? moodle@queensu.ca

CONGRATULATIONS (R. Beninger)
Congratulations to Caroline Pukall upon receiving the Fourth Year undergraduate Psychology Teaching Award, 2011.
DEPARTMENT OFFICES CLOSING
The Departmental Administration offices will be closing today, Thursday, April 21 at 3:30 p.m. and will re-open on Monday, April 25. We wish everyone a safe and Happy Easter long weekend.

PRINCIPAL'S DEVELOPMENT FUND - EXTENDED
Please note that we have extended the PDF deadline for submission of applications to the Faculty offices to Monday, April 25 . The date we initially selected for the application deadline was Friday, April 22. Because Friday is a statutory holiday, we feel it would be fair to announce an extension to the deadline, and have altered the website accordingly. Please see:http://www.queensu.ca/principal/funding/developmentfund/international.html

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

QUEEN'S ACTION FOR ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION
Partnered with the Queen's Sustainability Office and the Kingston Coalition for Active transportation. Attention all Commuters: Spring is upon us. Walk, run, bike, blade, use public transit.  Visit the site for more information: www.queensactionforat.com

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.

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.

BAN RIGH FOUNDATION
Community is the Answer. Come to the Ban Righ Foundation's Annual Spring Celebration of mature women students. Bring friends and family. Thursday, May 5, 2011 7-9 p.m. at Grant Hall. RSVP to kk9@queensu.ca or call 533-2976 by April 25, 2011.  No charge.

ATTENTION GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
Recruiting now!  Affiliated with Queens University, Kingston General is a teaching hospital with a dynamic volunteer program.  Click here to find out how you can make a difference to our patients and families.http://www.kgh.on.ca/en/workwithus/volunteeratkgh/Pages/default.aspx

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

Physiology Seminar- Drs. Matthew Ford and Colin Funk, Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Physiology/Biochemistry, Queen's University will speak on "(Patho) Physiology meets Engineering: Bio-Medical/Engineering Approaches to the Study of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms". Monday, April 25, 2011, 11:30 a.m , Room 449, Botterell Hall.

JOBS
Durham Catholic District School Board
has two temporary positions - 1.0 FTE Full-time effective until June 30, 2011.  Please see attached for details.
 
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.

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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