WEEK OF December 6, 2013
(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)
|December 12, 2013||Policies & Procedures Meeting||2:30pm|
|December 19, 2013||Departmental Meeting||2:30pm|
UPCOMING ORALS (all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted).
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Susan Quartarone, MSc. Oral. Supervisor: Dr. Richard Beninger.
Effect of Glycogen Synthase Knase 3-B on the Acquisition and Expression of Intra-Accumbal Amphetamine-Induced Conditioned Place Preference in Rats.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Joanna Sue, Ph.D. Oral. Supervisor: Dr. Wendy Craig.
Relationships Matter: An Examination of a School-Based Intergenerational Mentoring Program.
January 21, 2014
Stephanie Boyer, Ph.D. Oral. Supervisor: Dr. Caroline Pukall.
Psychosocial aspects of health care experiences in women with vulvovaginal pain: Patient and physician perspectives.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills: Leading Collaborative and Effective Therapy Groups February 6 & 7, 2014, Kingston, ON with Michela David, Ph.D., C. Psych. This course emphasizes CBT skills for effective groups, including: the benefits of group CBT; group selection, safety and set-up; tips for agenda and goal setting; using Socratic dialogue and other methods to enhance the group process; using common CBT tools in a group; capturing client strengths and resilience; and common therapist errors in CBT group settings. For brochure and registration form please visit www.micheladavid.com
2014 Sexuality Pre Conference - Society for Personality & Social Psychology Annual Meeting - February 2014Talks will cover a wide range of topics, including sexual orientation, HIV and behavioural change, sexuality and stigma, as well as sexuality research from endocrinological and evolutionary perspectives. There will also be a roundtable discussion and a sex data blitz! Space is limited, so register soon! To learn more, register or sign up for the data blitz, please visit the pre-conference website: www.SexAtSPSP.com
Department of Psychology, Queen's University, Distinguished Lecture Series 2013/2014:
Talks are scheduled between 2:30-4:30pm in BIOSCI 1103 and will be followed by refreshments in the Psychology Department Lounge, Craine 214. Details regarding each speaker and their lecture will be posted on the Department website: http://www.queensu.ca/psychology/news/Talks-Colloquia.html.
McMaster University, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin on July 1, 2014. The position is in the area of human social neuroscience. Review of applications will begin on January 6, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about this position should be directed to the Department Chair, Dr. Patrick Bennett (
firstname.lastname@example.org). For more information please click
University of Regina, Luther College invites applications for a two-year term position in Psychology at the Assistant Professor level, starting July 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should have a Ph.D. completed or near completion in Clinical or Applied Psychology and be able to teach introductory psychology, personality psychology, and abnormal psychology. Deadline for applications is January 31, 2014. For more information please click here.
The Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI; http://www.hbi.ucalgary.ca/), in collaboration with the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, is seeking a leading basic, clinical or translational scientist, in the field of Parkinson’s disease and related proteinopathies, to fill the Tourmaline Oil Chair in Parkinson’s Disease, at the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine. This recently endowed Chair offers an unparalleled opportunity for the development of a research program to an academic leader at the Associate or Full Professor level (100% salaried over 12 months). The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to apply for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair. In addition to the annual proceeds of the Tourmaline Oil Chair in Parkinson’s Disease, the successful candidate will be offered a generous start up package and purpose built laboratory space in the new HBI Healthy Brain Aging Laboratories. Please see the linked document for a detailed description of the Tourmaline Oil Chair in Parkinson’s Disease opportunity (http://hbi.ucalgary.ca/opportunities/jobs). Review of applications will begin December 10, 2013.
Mitacs Business Development Specialist - The following is the link to the job description for recent PhD graduates (within 1 to 2 years of graduation) in any discipline: http://www.workopolis.com/jobsearch/job/14781750?uc=E4
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