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WEEK of  27 August 2010 

UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted)
 
Friday, August 27, 2010 1:30 p.m.
Lindsay Schaefer, MSc Oral. Culture and Postdecisional Confirmation Bias. Supervisor: Dr. Li-Jun Ji. External Examiner: Dr. Liying Cheng, Faculty of Education.
Thursday,
Sept. 9, 2010
9:15 a.m
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Elisabeth I. Whaley, Ph.D. Oral.  Exploring the underlying psychological processes of gambling behaviour: Individual and contextual factors.   Supervisor: Dr. Roderick C.L. Lindsay. External Examiner: Dr. Ian Newby-Clark, University of Guelph.
Thursday,
Sept. 9, 2010
1:30 p.m.

Pamela Stager, Ph.D. Oral. Errors in Affective Forecasting: Contrasting Anticipated and Experienced Regret After Group Failure Versus Individual Failure.   Supervisor: Dr. Tara MacDonald. External Examiner: Dr. Ian Newby-Clark, University of Guelph.

Tuesday,
Sept. 14,2010

1:30 p.m.

Kristen Dunfield, Ph.D. Oral. Redefining Prosocial Behaviour: The Production of Helping, Sharing, and Comforting Acts in Human Infants and Toddlers. Supervisor: Dr. V. A. Kuhlmeier.  External Examiner: Dr. Diane Poulin-Dubois, Concordia University.
Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 1:00 p.m.
Alexandra Sutherland, Ph.D. Oral. The Roles of School Climate and Peers in Bullying. Supervisor: Dr. Wendy Craig. External Examiner: Dr. Tina Daniels, Carleton University.





 

 

 

 

 

 

 


MOODLE TRAINING UPDATE

Tentatively we will try to arrange another training course here in the Department during the month of September. For further MOODLEinformation and support please go to website: http://www.queensu.ca/its/moodle.html   Please note the WebCT Guide  for faculty and staff has been moved to the WebPublish environment. "Moving from WebCT to Moodle" -  New link:www.queensu.ca/its/webct/facultyguide.html

TEACHING DEVELOPMENT DAY
For Students and Post-Doctoral Fellows, Tuesday, September 7.
This is offered each year by the Centre for Teaching and Learning. This FREE, day-long conference is an opportunity for all to meet colleagues and learn about new and interesting developments in teaching and learning. This year we are featuring Maggie Berg, Department of English; and Queen's University Chair in Teaching and Learning as our guest keynote speaker who will reflect upon the Fear of Teaching. For further information and to register (registeration deadline September 1) visit: www.queensu.ca/ctl/programs/conferences/TDDay/2010/
 
 
CONFERENCES/SEMINARS /LECTURES
6th World Congress.  World Institute of Pain, Seoul, Korea, April 29 - May 1, 2011.  Call for Abstracts.   Abstract submission deadline is November 16, 2010. For further details please go to website: http://www2.kenes.com/wip/Pages/Home.aspx
 
5th Educational Conference. Mental Health Services for Visible Minority Groups: Contextual Priorities and Community Partnerships. Thursday, November 4, 2010. Don Valley Hotel & Suites, Toronto, Ontario.    For further information please email: info@careconferences.com
 
NINTH International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities,  Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain 8-11 June 2011. http://www.HumanitiesConference.com
  
 
JOBS

Ryerson University and St. Michael's Hospital has a new position of Psychology Training Clinic Director (permanent position).  Please see attached for details.

Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario  has a tenure-track position in experimental child development.  See attached for details.

McMaster University, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour invites applications for a tenure track position in evolutionary psychology at the assistant professor level.  Each applicant should send a curriculum vitae, state of research interests, and copies of three published contributions by October 15, 2010 to Dr. Martin Daly, email: daly@mcmaster.ca  Applicants should arrange to have three letters of references sent to Dr. Daly.  The appointment will commence on July 1, 2011.

McMaster University, Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level in socio-emotional development, including atypical development.  Please see attached for further details.

Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto has two tenure-stream appointments - Quantitative Methods and Clinical Neuroscience and Aging.  Please see attached for further details.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) is currently advertising and searching for a new faculty position beginning July 1, 2011. Application and materials must be received by November 30, 2010. See attached bulletin for details.


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