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Queen's University
Weekly Memo Archive 

WEEK OF August 9, 2013


Queen's International Institute on Social Policy is holding a "Skills Development and at Risk Populations in the 21st Century" conference from August 19-21st, 2013. Please visit their website for further information.

The Canadian Graduate Journal of Sociology and Criminology (CGJSC) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, bilingual and online journal hosted by the University of Waterloo. It is intended as a journal for graduate students at both the master and doctoral level. The aim of CGJSC is to extend intellectual boundaries by providing students with a setting to share new and innovative research ideas and by providing networking opportunities for students across Canada. CGJSC is actively seeking submissions of original research for our special upcoming thematic issue entitled “Women and Prisons”, which is expected to be published March 2014 in celebration of International Women’s Month. You can view the poster here and also visit the following website for more information.

3rd Annual IDC Northern Research Days and 12th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society: "The Stories of Rural Health through Knowledge, Research and Collaborative Action" will be held in Prince George, BC from November 13-15. For more info please click here.


2014-15 Vanier CGS Competition-The Vanier CGS Competition has been sent via email to graduate students and faculty. The deadline to submit your application online through ResearchNet is Wednesday, October 16, 2013. Please check your email for details “Students eligible to apply for a Vanier are those currently in MSc 2, PhD1 and PhD 2.” for tips for referees please click here, the memo is included  here.

Please see the following information regarding the  visiting scholar competition. Deadline date for Visiting Scholars Program is August 19, 2013.  All applications can be sent to Diane M.Reid Assistant to the Associate Deans, Queens University. Please see further information here and here.

The University of Toronto, Mississauga campus is hiring for 3 positions; two Assistant Professor-tenure-track appointments and one Lecturer position. I have compiled the advertisements here.

Ryerson University is hiring two Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs in "Big Data Analytics."  The positions are open to all Departments across the university. Here is the link if you would like to view it.

Social Research and demonstration corporation is seeking to identify a pool of interested and qualified candidates to whom it can offer contracts to facilitate one-to-two hour-long workshops with high school students to enable them to apply for a place in post-secondary education and for student aid. The impact of these workshops is being evaluated as part of a research project. Please click here for the full advertisement.

The Board of Directors of the Canadian Psychological Association has opened nominations for the Editorship of the Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science (CJBS) for the years 2014-2017.  Candidates must be members of CPA and should be available to start receiving manuscripts January 1st, 2014 to prepare for issues to be published in 2015.

Published with grant support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, CJBS publishes original, empirical contributions in the following areas of psychology: abnormal, behavioural, community, counselling, educational, environmental, developmental, health, industrial-organizational, clinical, neuropsychological, personality, psychometrics, and social.

For more information, click here: or visit CPA’s website (

A Study on Brain Activity and Relationships,specifically The Neurobiology of Adult Attachment is currently taking place.Participants are required for this study, and compensation is provided. Please see the poster for further contact information.

The APA Science Directorate supports science-oriented psychology graduate students each year through its Students Awards Programs. Two awards are currently being advertised-the APA Science Student Council Early Researcher Award and the APA Dissertation Research Awards. For both awards the deadline is September 16, 2013, and applications are welcome from graduate students in any research specialty area. For more information about both opportunities please click here.

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